Work at the Libraries! Now Hiring Student Assistants For Spring 2023

By SKennedy on December 7, 2022 5:59 PM | Permalink
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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…
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Food For Fines Program Runs Through Dec. 17

By SKennedy on December 1, 2022 12:07 AM | Permalink
"Food For Fines" spelled out in flour with canned food and a rolling pin.
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…
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Carrie Tyler Selected Winner of Research Impact Challenge

By SKennedy on November 17, 2022 9:40 PM | Permalink
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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…
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UNLV Libraries Designated as U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center

By SKennedy on November 16, 2022 5:53 PM | Permalink
Zach Miles, Chris Heavey, Bo Bernhard, Jeanne Price, Betsy Fretwell, Steve Koziol, and Maggie Farrell pose in front of large red ribbon
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;…
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UNLV Libraries Joins Library of Congress’ Name Authority Cooperative Program

By SKennedy on November 15, 2022 10:31 PM | Permalink
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Lied Library 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…
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Libraries Open Article Fund Supports Open Access Publishing

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,…
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Digital Scholarship@UNLV reaches 10 million downloads

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…
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Author Tyler Merritt Featured Speaker For “We Need to Talk” Discussion Oct. 26

By Anonymous (not verified) on October 13, 2022 7:33 PM | Permalink
Tyler Merritt
We Need To Talk Logo Tyler Merritt 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…
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Review Libraries Licensed Electronic Resources Use Guidelines

By Anonymous (not verified) on October 11, 2022 8:33 PM | Permalink
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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…
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Lied Library Group Study Room Named In Honor of UNLV Alumnus Brayden Smith

By Anonymous (not verified) on October 5, 2022 9:18 PM | Permalink
Sign above study room door, Brayden Smith Memorial Group Study Room
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. Brayden Smith Lied Library was also where Smith, a 2020 UNLV alumnus…
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