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Upcoming Events

  • Workshop: Crafting Your Poster Presentation (Part 1)

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 10:00am to 11:30am
    Event Description: 

    Sep. 26, 2017, 10:00am

    Experts from the Writing Center and University Libraries share document design and technical tips for crafting and presenting academic and professional posters. Registration required (limited to 20 participants).

    Event Location: 
    Amargosa Room
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This even is free and open to current UNLV students, faculty and staff. Registration is required.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries and UNLV Writing Center
  • Workshop: Beginning SPSS

    Event Date: 
    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Sep. 26, 2017, 2:00pm

    Basic procedures for formatting and running the SPSS program to compute descriptive statistics. Includes: How to create and format a data file for processing your variables. How to input the data into the data file. How to make SPSS compute descriptive statistics from the data you input into the file. Facilitators: Heidi Johnson and Michael Luesebrink

    Event Location: 
    Rhyolite Classroom
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to current UNLV students, faculty and staff. Registration is required.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Banned Books Buffet

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Event Description: 

    Sep. 27, 2017, 2:00pm

    Explore a banned or challenged book at the Libraries Banned Books Buffet. Celebrate your freedom to read and right to choose during Banned Books Week! Free a banned book in a mini-escape room game. Every year there are hundreds of attempts to remove banned books from schools and libraries. The Banned Books Buffet is an annual event celebrating your freedom to read and right to choose during Banned Books Week! Explore books like Catcher in the Rye, Harry Potter, and Captain Underpants. Fight censorship, read a banned or challenged book, learn about intellectual freedom, have a snack, and more at this event. If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in the UNLV University Libraries Administration Office at 702-895-4517 or lonnie.marshall@unlv.edu in advance.

    Event Location: 
    Amargosa
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to current UNLV students.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Workshop: RefWorks

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:45pm
    Event Description: 

    Sep. 28, 2017, 2:30pm

    If you have used Refworks in the past, or if you are a new user and want to see what RefWorks is like, join us for this introduction to this online bibilographic citation manager. Prior experience with library databases required. Space is limited to 12 participants. Facilitator: Rachelle Weigel

    Event Location: 
    Pioche
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to current UNLV students. Please RSVP if you plan on attending.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries
  • Workshop: Beginning SciFinder

    Event Date: 
    Friday, September 29, 2017 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm
    Event Description: 

    Sep. 29, 2017, 2:00pm

    Get an introduction to SciFinder Scholar, the Chemical Abstracts online database. The presentation includes strategies for topic-based searching, searching for patents, and searching for substances by drawing the chemical structure. Facilitator: Michael Luesebrink

    Event Location: 
    Rhyolite
    Building Name: 
    Lied Library
    Event Cost: 
    This event is free and open to current UNLV students, please RSVP to attend.
    Event Sponsor: 
    University Libraries

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