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Happy Thanksgiving from the UNLV University Libraries! In celebration of the holiday, the libraries will have adjusted hours for the Thanksgiving weekend.

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Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Kim Manh.

🕒 October 9, 2017


Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Colleen O'Neill.

🕒 October 5, 2017

The 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit, curated by Su Kim Chung and Peter Michel, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Special Collections and Archives by highlighting 50 gems from our collections.

🕒 October 5, 2017

UNLV students are invited to participate in the University Libraries' Virtual Reality Lab Pilot Project. A new Virtual Reality Lab has been set up to offer students studying health sciences the opportunity to test simulations in human anatomy and physiology of the eye.

🕒 October 2, 2017

To help students, faculty, and staff cope with the horrific tragedy that occurred Sunday night, the University Libraries will be hosting therapy dogs from Love Dog Adventures on Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Research Consultation Room at Lied Library.

🕒 September 29, 2017

Join us for an afternoon of craftivism at Activating the Archives on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 2-5 p.m. in the Amargosa Room. Create your own zine, buttons, and other crafts using unique materials reproduced from UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, while exploring collections that highlight social justice initiatives and activism in Southern Nevada.

🕒 September 25, 2017


A collage from the News 3 Video Vault episode on the 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit. (Courtesy of Tom Hawley)

🕒 September 25, 2017


Tanya the Elephant on a balance beam at the Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bill Willard Photo Collection (PH: 0333 0123).

🕒 September 12, 2017

Explore a banned or challenged book at the Libraries Banned Books Buffet. Celebrate your freedom to read and right to choose during Banned Books Week! Free a banned book in a mini-escape room game.

🕒 September 12, 2017

The University Libraries recently received two grants totaling $54,900 from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial to fund digitization projects in Special Collections and Archives.

🕒 September 12, 2017

A new exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now open in Special Collections and Archives in Lied Library at UNLV. “UNLV @ 60: From Tumbleweed Tech to Top Tier,” curated by Tammi Kim, Special Collections Technical Services Librarian, shows the development of the physical UNLV campus and highlights student activities and engagement, as well as popular athletics programs.