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Martin Harris

Please join us for Eadington Fellow Martin Harris’s talk “Poker & Pop Culture: Telling the Story of America’s Favorite Card Game” on Friday, June 14 at 3 p.m. in the Goldfield Room,... more

Candide and other Armed Services Editions from the C and D series, UNLV Libraries

To mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day on June 6, Cyndi Shein looks at the history of Armed Services Editions, a series of books provided to military servicemen during World War II. UNLV... more

For Rodrigo Vazquez, Las Vegas' East Side will always be home. Vazquez, who identifies as Mexican, graduated from UNLV this month with a double major in Economics and English. He spent his... more

🕒 June 20, 2019

Construction will begin Monday, June 24 on an upgrade to the east entrance vestibule in Lied Library. Work will be conducted during the overnight hours, and is anticipated to take about a week to complete.

🕒 June 18, 2019

MGM Resorts International has announced that it has pledged an additional $25,000 to support the UNLV University Libraries’ Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project. Officially launched in September 2018, the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada has collected more than 90 oral histories from Latinx residents during its first year and raised nearly $240,000 in funding.

🕒 June 17, 2019

When the University of California (UC) System announced the cancellation of their $50 million journal subscription deal with Elsevier on February 28, the decision reverberated throughout the academic publishing world. Sparked by a need to curtail the increasing costs of journal subscriptions in a landscape where library budgets remain flat and a desire to shift the journal publishing model away from subscriptions to a sustainable open access model, the decision may have an impact on collaborators who work with and rely on research from the UC System. In this linked paper,... more

Peter Michel

Peter Michel

🕒 May 21, 2019

UNLV University Libraries Dean Maggie Farrell has selected Peter Michel to serve as the interim head of the UNLV Special Collections and Archives. Michel, who previously served as director from 1995-2013, will serve in the interim capacity while the University Libraries launches a nationwide search to replace Michelle Light. Light left UNLV to serve as the Director of the Special Collections Directorate at the Library of Congress.

Extended study area closed through Aug. 16
🕒 May 20, 2019

The Extended Study Area on the first floor of Lied Library by the Book 'n' Bean coffee shop will be closed through Friday, August 16.

Pictured from left are James Marmaduke, Ei T. Myint, Lance and Elena Calvert, Aariel Armstrong, and Karsyn Wilson. Not pictured is Kassidy Whetstone.

🕒 May 17, 2019

Dean Maggie Farrell and the University Libraries honored five UNLV undergraduate students as the winners of the 2019 Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards on May 7. The awards, generously funded through an endowment established by Lance and Elena Calvert, encourage undergraduate UNLV students to master the art of research to become successful, self-sufficient, lifelong learners.

Yale Belanger

🕒 May 10, 2019

UNLV University Libraries Special Collections & Archives and the Center for Gaming Research welcomes our latest Eadington Fellow, Yale Belanger, professor of Political Science at the University of Lethbridge in the province of Alberta, Canada. Belanger is a member of the Royal Society of Canada, College of New Scholars, Artists, and Scientists, author of the book Gambling with the Future, and editor of First Nations Gaming in Canada. Join us for his lecture on Friday, May 31 at 3 p.m. in the Goldfield Room.

🕒 May 2, 2019

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, May 7, Wednesday, May 8, Thursday, May 9, Monday, May 13, and Tuesday, May 14 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

🕒 May 2, 2019

Express yourself and relieve stress at Art Therapy, sponsored by Fitness4Finals on Thursday, May 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Pioche Room at Lied Library.

Participants will receive the health benefits of coloring and doing other arts and crafts. Release stress, increase your focus, and calm your anxiety before finals.

For more information about Study Week Stress Relief events, visit our website.