Welcome to the final spring 2017 issue of Between the Lines, an e-newsletter created for UNLV faculty, staff, and graduate students.
This issue of Between the Lines shares some of the ways the University Libraries supports the university’s research mission for both our faculty and students. Library faculty play an integral role in the research process for many faculty and students through research consultations that assist with finding information or data. To encourage you to connect with your subject liaison librarian, we selected a few topics and questions from recent consultations to share.
We continue to obtain new collections and resources to support research. Some of the newest additions to our online collections contain primary sources on Victorian popular culture, emigration experiences of settlers to the New World and Australasia, and life on the frontier through the experiences of settlers and indigenous peoples from 1650-1920.
To highlight and record the scholarly and creative output of UNLV researchers, we recently launched a new project, UNLV Bibliography. This project will preserve and provide access to UNLV research through an annual bibliography of entries.
We are proud of the culmination of our multi-year project “Documenting the African American Experience in Las Vegas” that resulted in a Vegas PBS documentary. The documentary interviews key individuals connected to the Civil Rights era in Las Vegas.
As part of UNLV University Libraries Special Collections’ efforts to document and preserve the history of Las Vegas’ built physical environment, we invite you to special panel presentation featuring five experts who have created some of the most memorable architectural designs featured on the Las Vegas Strip.
Between the Lines will return in the fall with updates on our latest initiatives that fulfill our mission to define the new academic research library—bringing people and information together in innovative ways.
Dean of Libraries