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Teaching and Learning Librarian Mark Lenker was recently the recipient of the 2018 Johns Hopkins University Press Award for Best Article. He received the award for "Developmentalism:... more

The UNLV University Libraries has launched a pilot project, the UNLV Open Article Fund, to provide up to $30,000 in financial assistance for UNLV faculty and graduate student researchers... more

From the German Baroque to Revolutionary France, with Bill Harrah’s playing cards in between, the art of printing and printmaking has captured the eye of collectors. This Reading Room exhibit... more

Samantha Godbey, Xan Goodman, and Cyndi Shein

🕒 March 7, 2018

The UNLV University Libraries is honoring three library faculty members for their contributions to service to UNLV and the community, faculty scholarship, and work within the library profession. Samantha Godbey, Education Librarian, Xan Goodman, Health Sciences Librarian, and Cyndi Shein, Head of Special Collections Technical Services, were selected by fellow UNLV faculty and staff to be honored this year.

🕒 March 7, 2018

Join the University Libraries and Dean Maggie Farrell as we host this special event celebrating the 50th anniversary of Special Collections & Archives, the Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, the William F. Harrah College of Hospitality, and the Lee Business School.

🕒 March 6, 2018

UNLV theses and dissertations dating back to 1978 are now available for researchers using ProQuest through a project spearheaded by the Scholarly Communications Initiatives department in the University Libraries.

🕒 February 28, 2018

In the final in a series celebrating Black History Month, Claytee White examines racial tension from the 1960s and 1970s in Las Vegas and shares three oral histories to read for more perspective on the era. 

🕒 February 26, 2018

The University Libraries recently completed a semester-long virtual reality pilot project focused on students studying human anatomy in order to explore how the libraries can partner with teaching faculty to integrate virtual reality learning experiences into UNLV curricula.

🕒 February 22, 2018

Nominations are now being accepted for the Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards. The University Libraries present the awards annually to undergraduate students who have completed significant research projects that make sophisticated and interesting use of library collections.

🕒 February 21, 2018

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.

🕒 February 20, 2018

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.

🕒 February 14, 2018

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.

🕒 February 14, 2018

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.