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UNLV Athletics and University Libraries have partnered on a new initiative aimed at driving engagement throughout campus, the two departments announced Monday.

The University Libraries is now hiring for open student assistant positions for the Fall 2020 semester.

Benefits of working in the Libraries include:

To support the nurses and allied health professionals battling on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic, our August Database of the Month Spotlight is the Cumulative Index to Nursing &… more

🕒 October 20, 2020

In celebration of International Open Access Week, the University Libraries is presenting the third annual UNLV Open Access Awards. This year's honorees represent a variety of units and researchers across campus.

🕒 October 20, 2020

Since July 2018, the University Libraries has been supporting OA publishing with the UNLV Open Article Fund. Between July 2018 through June 2020, the University Libraries:

  • Supported 52 UNLV authors, from 15 different departments
  • Paid the award to 37 different open access journals from 11 different publishers.

Some of the most recent publications supported by the fund include:

🕒 October 20, 2020

Did you know that having and using an ORCID iD can help support your open access scholarship? ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) is a 16-digit number that distinguishes you from other researchers, ensuring your work is recognized. ORCID is increasingly required by funders and publishers, including open access publishers. 

At UNLV, you can:

🕒 October 20, 2020

The theme of this year's International Open Access Week, running Oct. 19-25, is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The UNLV community took action to publish works around COVID-19 openly in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, sharing community research and extending educational opportunities with the campus and world. 

🕒 October 14, 2020

The Clark County Election Department will offer early voting in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library on Oct. 21-23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

During these days, the Harmon Street entrance of Lied Library will be open for voters. The rest of the library will remain restricted to only UNLV and NSHE students, faculty, and staff.

Students, faculty, and staff who wish to access other areas or services in Lied Library should use the main entrance and bring your Rebel Card for access.

🕒 October 12, 2020

In honor of National Coming Out Day and Las Vegas Pride in October, the University Libraries' featured database is Gender: Identity and Social Change.

🕒 October 8, 2020
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🕒 October 8, 2020

Calling all Indigenous and Indigenous Studies students! Are you interested in helping to shape the UNLV University Libraries Indigenous Studies collection? Do you have indigenous ancestry and/or cultural heritage and would like to see your community reflected in the resources collected, curated, and maintained by Lied Library? Do you study indigenous communities and want to be sure the library has the research materials you need?

🕒 September 30, 2020

In preparation for the 2020 general election, the University Libraries will be hosting a virtual Lunchtime Civic Engagement Series daily at 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from Oct 13-16. The series will offer students the opportunity to learn how to research and critically evaluate information about candidates and issues on the ballot.

Event Schedule Evaluating Political Information: Thinking like a Fact-Checker and a Connoisseur

Date: October 13

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