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Lied Library Fall 2017 Virtual Reality Lab Pilot

By BTL on February 26, 2018 5:02 PM | Permalink

The University Libraries recently completed a semester-long virtual reality pilot project focused on students studying human anatomy in order to explore how the libraries can partner with teaching faculty to integrate virtual reality learning experiences into UNLV curricula.

Nominations Open For 2018 Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards

By BTL on February 22, 2018 1:53 PM | Permalink

Nominations are now being accepted for the Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards. The University Libraries present the awards annually to undergraduate students who have completed significant research projects that make sophisticated and interesting use of library collections.

Letter from Dean Maggie Farrell

By BTL on February 13, 2018 11:42 AM | Permalink

After a hectic year of transitions, the University Libraries were glad to welcome 2018 with an ambitious suite of services and programs supporting the UNLV community. During my first six months at UNLV, I have had the pleasure of meeting many students, faculty, and community supporters who are partners with library faculty and staff in meeting the education and research goals of the University Libraries.

Between The Lines, News From YOUR Research Library

By BTL on April 11, 2017 12:08 PM | Permalink

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.

Research Consultations Offer Opportunities to Tap Librarians’ Knowledge and Skills

By BTL on April 11, 2017 11:11 AM | Permalink

Can you help me find this patent? Where can I find information on attitudes towards the HPV vaccine? How were the freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights viewed during Colonial Times? Can you help me with researching my dissertation topic? Where can I find a systematic review on whether or not wearing ultraviolet-blocking sunscreen prevents melanoma? Can you help me find a source for public opinion polls? Where can I find city, county, state, and national data on foster care youth and the challenges they face? How do I perform an analysis of state government Twitter feeds? Where can I investigate how African Americans are portrayed in television dramas and situation comedies?

These wide-ranging topics and questions are all examples of research consultations offered by a UNLV librarian in recent months. Research consultations are one of the key services provided for students, faculty, staff, and other researchers by UNLV librarians.

New Online Collections Illustrate Victorian Pop Culture, Immigrant Experiences, and Frontier Life

By BTL on April 11, 2017 10:40 AM | Permalink

UNLV University Libraries continues to seek out and purchase access to new collections containing primary sources for use by faculty and students. Primary sources are images, documents, and other artifacts that provide a firsthand account or direct evidence of historical topics. The University Libraries has added three new primary source collections on Victorian-era pop culture, life on the frontier in the 19th century, and emigrant experiences to the Americas and Australasia in the 19th century.

UNLV Bibliography Highlights Reach of UNLV Faculty Scholarship

By BTL on April 11, 2017 10:28 AM | Permalink

The UNLV University Libraries is now publishing UNLV Bibliography, a showcase and record of the scholarly and creative output of UNLV researchers. The project will preserve, increase discoverability, and provide additional access to UNLV research, while enhancing the visibility of UNLV faculty and increasing the impact of their work.

The project has launched with a list of entries covering works published in 2015. The University Libraries will update UNLV Bibliography to build a comprehensive and current bibliography reflecting the full scope of research and creative activities at the university.

UNLV Bibliography is published in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, the university’s institutional repository. By including scholarship in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, scholarly outputs are:

African Americans: The Las Vegas Experience Documentary

By BTL on April 11, 2017 10:20 AM | Permalink

The UNLV University Libraries’ multi-year project “Documenting the African American Experience in Las Vegas” culminated in February with the premiere of the Vegas PBS documentary African Americans: The Las Vegas Experience.

African Americans: The Las Vegas Experience is the result of a partnership between UNLV University Libraries and Vegas PBS, with grant funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial. The documentary is the final phase of the UNLV University Libraries’ “Documenting the African American Experience in Las Vegas” project, which included the formation of an advisory board, the collection of oral histories and materials, and the creation of a digital portal to provide online access to the project’s materials.