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The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Writing Center to offer students extended hours for getting assistance with writing projects.

Seven UNLV faculty members were recently selected participate in a University Libraries faculty retreat on Jan. 15 and 16 to learn more about how to integrate Special Collections &... more

New and returning UNLV transfer students are invited to join the University Libraries for a Transfer Student Mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 2-5 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library... more

Elsa Lopez is a senior UNLV elementary education major working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project.

🕒 January 22, 2019

Senior UNLV elementary education major Elsa Lopez is currently learning more about her cultural background while working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project for the Oral History Research Center in Special Collections and Archives at the UNLV University Libraries. The project is collecting oral histories from Latinx residents of Southern Nevada to add more of the Latinx experience to our region’s historical record.

Mark and Marianne Haley have donated to support the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project (pictured above) and Special Collections & Archives in the University Libraries.

🕒 January 16, 2019

A trip to UNLV’s Lied Library for Leadership Las Vegas’ Annual History & Arts Day turned into a significant donation to support efforts to document and preserve the history of Las Vegas by Mark and Marianne Haley. The Haleys, who have previously supported programs at the UNLV University Libraries, chose to support UNLV’s Special Collections & Archives and the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project after learning about the Libraries’ innovative and proactive efforts to collect and preserve the region’s history.

🕒 January 4, 2019

Brian Nussbaum, Ph.D., an assistant professor of homeland security and cybersecurity in the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity (CEHC) at the University at Albany, is the latest Eadington Fellow in the Center for Gaming Research. He will present his research at a colloquium on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at 3:30 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library. 

🕒 December 27, 2018

When Dr. Melissa Rorie, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at UNLV, was looking for a creative way to engage students in a class project that went beyond a traditional research paper, she reached out to the Knowledge Production department in the University Libraries for help. Through a recommendation from Urban Studies Librarian Susie Skarl, Rorie was able to connect with the University Libraries’ Design Lab Specialist Leah Howd to discuss ways she could integrate video into a class assignment.

Laurents Bañuelos-Benitez

🕒 December 12, 2018

Fans of KUNV Radio may recognize Laurents Bañuelos-Benitez's voice. The UNLV alumnus and current UNLV graduate student developed his first passion at UNLV while working at the campus radio station. Now as one of the students working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project in the University Libraries, Bañuelos is embracing his passion and understanding for Latinx cultures while collecting oral histories from Latinx residents in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada. A native Nevadan, Bañuelos is the son of Mexican and Salvadoran immigrants. He was born at University Medical Center... more

🕒 December 10, 2018

Up late studying? Need a snack to help finish? Stop by the Circulation Desk in Lied Library at 10 p.m. to grab a free snack bag on Monday, Dec. 10, Tuesday, Dec. 11, or Wednesday, Dec. 12 (while supplies last).

🕒 December 3, 2018

Why We Archive: Preserving the stories of a community coming together By Miranda Barrie

You can access the first tutorial in the 1 October Twitter Collection series here.

Longtime Las Vegas resident Dorothy Eisenberg reads to fourth-grade students attending the school bearing her name. (December 08, 2016 © UNLV Libraries Special Collections / Aaron Mayes, PH-00389_20161208_UNLVsc_0816)

🕒 November 30, 2018

As Hanukkah 2018 begins, the traditions of our Jewish community literally light up. While this eight-day Festival of Lights is a minor Jewish religious holiday, events occur around the city where Hanukkah sparkles side by side with the seasonal joy of Christmas.

🕒 November 27, 2018

The University Libraries will again offer students an overnight study space in Lied Library to use during Fall 2018 Study and Finals Weeks. The Book 'n' Bean and Extended Study Area will be open from 2 a.m. - 7:30 a.m. on Dec. 4-7 and Dec. 10-13. 

Students working at computers
🕒 November 26, 2018

Stressed out looking for a computer? Drop by the Rhyolite Room on the first floor of Lied Library for a quiet place to finish your paper or project. The computer lab will be open for students on Tuesday, Dec. 4, Wednesday, Dec. 5, Thursday, Dec. 6, Monday, Dec. 10, and Tuesday, Dec. 11 from noon to 5 p.m.