Sue Wainscott

Engineering Librarian

  • Unit: Research & Education
  • Phone: 702-895-2262
  • Email:
  • Building Location: LLB 1143A
  • Mail Stop: 7014
  • Name Pronunciation:
  • Pronouns: she/her/hers

Roles and responsibilities

I connect the Libraries to students, staff, and faculty in the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering. I also work with our alumni and the local engineering and computer science community. I help people locate useful information resources, update the library collection, teach workshops, and visit university classes.

Ask me about…

  • information resources for computer science and engineering
  • databases
  • citations
  • publications
  • library spaces and hours
  • borrowing technology

Honors and awards

  • UNLV University Libraries, 2021 McPhee Librarian of the Year
  • Ann Koopman Science-Technology Community Achievement Award, Special Libraries Association (2020)


  • 2022-present, American Society for Engineering Education; Engineering Libraries Division; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee
  • 2023-2026 Faculty Senator, Libraries
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