The University Libraries will offer students an overnight study space in Lied Library to use during the Spring 2018 Study and Finals Weeks. The Book 'n' Bean and Extended Study Area will... more
De-stress during Study Week with one of our fun activities at Lied Library. Take a virtual nature walk, spend some time with a certified therapy dog, practice yoga and guided meditation,... more
In our Secrets from Special Collections series, UNLV Libraries Special Collections and Archives staff members divulge what they consider to be the hidden gems of the library, sharing answers, based on their own experiences, to six intriguing questions. Here, Technical Services Librarian Tammi Kim gives us a glimpse into life working among the rare treasures of the library.
Claytee White, Director of the Oral History Research Center, share some of her favorite oral histories examining the 1930s-1950s in Las Vegas as part of the Documenting the African Experience in Las Vegas in this series celebrating Black History Month.
Join Paradise Filmworks International, the Sperling Kronberg Mack Las Vegas Holocaust Resource Center, and the UNLV Teacher Development and Resources Library for a special screening of the documentary film, No Asylum: The Untold Chapter of Anne Frank's Story.
The University Libraries and the UNLV Department of Art will host the Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on Wednesday, Feb. 28 from 3-7 p.m. in the Amargosa Room in Lied Library.
The Mary Etta Syphus family home in Panaca, Nevada, where the packet of letters were found hidden in a wall years after the house had been abandoned. Photo taken approximately 1973. (MS-00169)
The University Libraries will be offering drop-in training sessions on how to use the new Quick Search on Tuesday, March 13 from Noon-2 p.m. and Wednesday, March 24 from 2-4 p.m. in the Research Consultation Room in Lied Library.
After a hectic year of transitions, the University Libraries were glad to welcome 2018 with an ambitious suite of services and programs supporting the UNLV community. During my first six months at UNLV, I have had the pleasure of meeting many students, faculty, and community supporters who are partners with library faculty and staff in meeting the education and research goals of the University Libraries.
Make plans to join us Friday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Goldfield Room for Inspire the Present: Bringing History to Life. We've assembled a panel of three notable Las Vegans, who often partner with Special Collections & Archives, to discuss how they use historical materials to bring Las Vegas history to life.
In celebration of Black History Month, Oral History Research Center Director Claytee White picks some of her favorite oral histories from the early days of Las Vegas from those collected in the Documenting the African Experience in Las Vegas.
A new exhibit, "Unbuilt Las Vegas: Imagining Failed Dreams," highlights visions of dream Las Vegas architecture that, for one reason or another, were never built. The exhibit, in the Florence “Flo” Mlynarczyk Gallery on the third floor of Lied Library, is curated by Peter Michel from architectural collections housed in Special Collections and Archives.