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By SKennedy on December 7, 2022 5:59 PM | Permalink
Libraries Student Assistant Rashida Garcia works at the School of Medicine Library InfoCommons in fall 2022.
Come work with us! The University Libraries are now hiring student assistants for the Spring 2023 semester.
Pay is $12 per hour. Applicants must have work study eligibility.
Morning, afternoon, and evening hours are…
By SKennedy on December 1, 2022 12:07 AM | Permalink
Food For Fines
Want to save a little money and support a good cause? The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Food Pantry to combat food insecurity and wipe out library fines through the Food For Fines program running through Dec. 17.
For each non-perishable, unexpired food item you donate, $1.00 will be reduced from your…
By SKennedy on November 17, 2022 9:40 PM | Permalink
Christina Miskey, Scholarly Communication Librarian for Research Infrastructure, and Carrie Tyler, Assistant Professor of Paleontology
Carrie Tyler, Assistant Professor of Paleontology in the Department of Geoscience, has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Libraries Research Impact Challenge.
Tyler is co-author of a paper, "Beyond…
By SKennedy on November 16, 2022 5:53 PM | Permalink
Zach Miles, Associate Vice President for Technology and Partnerships, UNLV; Chris Heavey, Executive Vice President and Provost, UNLV; Bo Bernhard, Vice President of Economic Development, UNLV; Jeanne Price, Director of the Wiener-Rogers Law Library, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law; Betsy Fretwell, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Switch;…
By SKennedy on November 15, 2022 10:31 PM | Permalink
The UNLV University Libraries has been approved as an institutionally independent contributor to the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), part of the Library of Congress' Program for Cooperative Cataloging. UNLV is the only library system in Southern Nevada to join NACO, and only the second in the state.
“This is a…
By SKennedy on October 25, 2022 6:54 PM | Permalink
Since July 2018, the UNLV Open Article Fund has successfully supported the publication of 78 open access articles by UNLV researchers. The fund, sponsored by the UNLV University Libraries, provides support for the article processing charges used by many open access journals.
Open access to research can be accomplished under different models,…
By SKennedy on October 22, 2022 7:06 PM | Permalink
Digital Scholarship@UNLV, the university’s institutional repository, celebrated a milestone this year when we reached our 10 millionth download! The official milestone date was April 10, and while it’s difficult to tell which exact item was the 10 millionth download, we do know which items were downloaded on that date.
To help highlight this…
By Anonymous (not verified) on October 13, 2022 7:33 PM | Permalink
We Need To Talk Logo
Author and Content Creator Tyler Merritt will be the special guest at We Need To Talk With Tyler Merritt on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at 2:30 p.m. at the Greenspun Hall Auditorium. The event is free and open to all.
Hosted by Claytee White, Director of the UNLV Oral History Research Center, the event is the…
By Anonymous (not verified) on October 11, 2022 8:33 PM | Permalink
UNLV students and faculty are encouraged to annually review the University Libraries Licensed Electronic Resources Use Guidelines.
As a reminder, large-scale downloading of entire issues of journal articles and other forms of data mining using these resources are a violation of the license agreements negotiated between the University…
By Anonymous (not verified) on October 5, 2022 9:18 PM | Permalink
Brayden Smith Memorial Group Study Room
Brayden Smith spent many hours tucked away in a group study room on the fifth floor of Lied Library – studying for classes, mentoring friends, watching political and legal lectures, and preparing for his law school entrance exam.
Lied Library was also where Smith, a 2020 UNLV alumnus…