Welcome to the second issue of Between the Lines, an e-newsletter created specifically with UNLV staff, faculty, administrators and graduate students in mind. I hope that you have all settled into the routine of your spring semester and have a bit of “me time” to explore how the UNLV Libraries partner to support your teaching and research needs.
The Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Award challenges students from diverse academic disciplines to think outside the box, develop research skills, follow guidelines, seek mentorships, and dream big.
Las Vegas is a place where slot machines in grocery stores are commonplace, people travel from around the world to try their luck at the tables, and thousands of dollars are won and lost each day. This is the place for those who enjoy the fun, or the emotional rollercoaster, gambling provides.
Last October, the UNLV Libraries hosted an open house and tour for new UNLV faculty. It was meant to be a casual event for recent arrivals to meet the liaison librarians for their disciplines and learn about the range of library services available to them.
The Donald W. Reynolds Governor's Cup Competition, the Dominic Anthony Marrocco Southern Nevada Business Plan Competition, and the National Student Advertising Competition boast large cash prizes and start-up seed money for students who can create viable, well-researched business plans or pitch imaginative strategies to solve thorny marketing challenges.
Ever wonder how the library knows what you want when you want it? The answer is simple: knowledgeable staff, careful research, and cooperative survey participants.
UNLV’s Dean of Libraries, Patricia Iannuzzi, was recently named the 2013 Academic/Research Librarian of the Year by the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL). This milestone accomplishment reflects national appreciation for Dean Iannuzzi’s impact on the library profession through administrative leadership and scholarly contributions.