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Application Cycle for 2014-15 Eadington Fellowships is Open

By David G. Schwartz on March 20, 2014 12:26 PM | Permalink

The Center is now accepting applications for its 2014-15 cycle of Eadington fellowships. There is a major difference with this year's program: Resident (four week) fellowships can now be scheduled during the summer as well as during the academic year. Here is the full text of the announcement:


The Center for Gaming Research at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas ( invites academic faculty and graduate students to apply for the 2014-15 cycle of William R. Eadington fellowships, which facilitate research into many aspects of both gambling and Las Vegas at UNLV Special Collections.  Although primarily in English, the holdings include many texts in French, German, and Italian spanning the 17th to 21st centuries as well as manuscript collections, casino corporate archives, promotional and publicity files, and government publications. 

The Center awards two kinds of Eadington fellowships.

Tools used for web traffic analysis

By Kee Choi on November 13, 2009 10:56 AM | Permalink
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Effective January 2010, Urchin 6 will become the default/primary web traffic analysis tool forthe library.  Due to migration issues, Urchin 6 will not have the historical data currently available in version 5.  Urchin 5 will be available for sometime until an official decommission date is determined.

Link to Urchin 5  (Traffic Data from July 31.2006 to present)

Search "Lite" / Google Books Launch!

By Brian Egan on June 30, 2009 5:28 PM | Permalink

Search Lite

WDS would like to announce Search Lite, the new design for the Express Stations. WDS, working with Wendy, Vicki, and the Systems Department, sought to define the function the stations should serve within the library, as well as to identify a number of problems with the former Express Station design. We then refined the design and functionality of the Express Stations to reflect those discussions.

Wendy and Vicki determined the function of the Express Stations is to perform quick catalog searches, and nothing more. No internet, no electronic reserves, not even access to our main library website.

We also identified a number of errors with the former Express Station configuration. If you've used an express station, you may have noticed all of the broken links to book cover images. Also, if a patron typed in an external address (such as, the express station would time out, but provide no information as to why this was happening. Not too user friendly!

In response to these discussions, we made the following changes: