Aidy Weeks

Director, School of Medicine Library

  • Unit: School of Medicine Library
  • Phone: 702-545-2080
  • Email:
  • Building Location: MEB 304K
  • Mail Stop: 7201
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  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Roles and responsibilities

I am Assistant Professor and the Director for the School of Medicine Library. I lead a team of library staff and faculty in a partnership with the Kirk Kerkorian School of Medicine at UNLV. Our library faculty collaborate with medical school faculty & staff, medical students, medical residents and fellows. I am responsible for the library’s budget, resource subscription, personnel, and operations. I am also a member of the Libraries Leadership Team for UNLV Libraries and have served on several local, regional, and national committees.

Ask me about…

  • Medical subject headings
  • Critical librarianship
  • Evidence synthesis
  • Project management

Honors and awards

  • 2023 MLA Caucus Project of the Year Award (Lead Project Manager, Hispanic/Latinx Inclusive Terminologies Project)
  • 2023 MLA Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award (Co-Recipient)
  • 2021 MLA Erich Meyerhoff Prize for “Proving the Proverbial Gadfly: Situating the Historical & Racial Context of Southern Medical Works by Mary Louise Marshall through a Critical Librarianship Framework” (unpublished work) ($500)
  • 2021 MLA President’s Award for the Spanish and Indigenous Language COVID-19 Resource Page Authors: Naomi Bishop, AHIP; Nora Franco; Kathryn M. Houk, AHIP; Brenda M. Linares, AHIP; Ruby L. Nugent; Mirian Ramirez Rojas; Amy Reyes, AHIP; Bredny Rodriguez; Aidy Weeks, AHIP


  • NNLM Region 5, Access and Outreach Subcommittee (2021-Present)
  • Association of Academic Health Sciences Libraries (2021-Present)
  • JAMA Library Advisory Board (2020-Present)
  • Northern California and Nevada Medical Librarian Group (2020-Present)
  • African American Medical Librarian Alliance Caucus (2020-Present)
  • Health Sciences Libraries of Nevada (2019-Present)
  • MLA Latinx Caucus (2019-Present)
  • Medical Library Association (2019-Present)
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