Join the UNLV University Libraries for "Who in the World is Roberta Kane?" on Saturday, Dec. 9 from 5-7 p.m. in the Goldfield Room in Lied Library. This special reception will feature... more
You are invited to attend our campus celebration to commemorate 50 years of Special Collections and Archives on Thursday, November 16 at 2:30 p.m. in the Lied Library lobby. We will have... more
The University Libraries is now accepting applications for a Faculty Institute on "Creative Research Assignments: Looking Beyond the Research Paper" on Jan. 8-9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The... more
Photographs of Frontier Victory rally , Culinary Union, Las Vegas (Nev.), 1998 January 31. Culinary Workers Union Local 226 Las Vegas, Nevada Photograph Collection (PH:00382)
The UNLV Center for Gaming Research, part of the UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, has selected seven researchers to receive the 2017-18 Eadington Fellowships.
Special Collections and Archives project staff recently completed work on the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) grant-funded project, “America’s Great Gamble: A Project to Promote the Discovery of Sources About the Expansion of Legalized Gambling Across the United States.” The $129,600 grant allowed SCA to hire two full-time project archivists, and two student assistants who were able to process and describe four of our most significant modern gaming collections.
Join the University Libraries, the International Council, and the Department of English for a frightfully fantastic evening of spine-tingling tales by some of UNLV's masters of the macabre on Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 5-7 p.m. in the Amargosa Room.
The UNLV University Libraries announced that UNLV graduate student Travis Parsons and Dr. Emma Frances Bloomfield, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies were the winners of the inaugural Image of Research Competition during an open house event on Oct. 11 in Lied Library.
On October 1, 2017 a horrifying tragedy struck Las Vegas. A gunman opened fire into a crowd of 22,000 attending Route 91 Harvest Festival. Fifty-eight victims were killed and almost five hundred people were injured in one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history.
The UNLV University Libraries made the Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Christiansen is a consultant and chairman of Christiansen Capital Advisors, LLC.
The UNLV University Libraries has made the Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Royer is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who served as an auditing agent, supervisor of internal control for the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and President of the Casino Control Corporation.
The UNLV University Libraries made the Katherine Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Dr. Spilde is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in the social, economic, and political impact of casino gaming on American Indian tribal governments and communities in the U.S. Her papers include materials about Native American gaming and the greater gaming industry.
Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Colleen O'Neill.