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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.

Study Week is stressful, but the library is here to help you de-stress for finals success! Stop by one or more events in Lied Library during study and finals week. Spend a few minutes with... more

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

Teaching and Learning Librarian Erin Rinto leads a workshop on William Shakespeare's First Folio in 2016.

🕒 May 31, 2017

An article published by Erin Rinto, Teaching and Learning Librarian, and Melissa Bowles-Terry, Head of Educational Initiatives, was recently selected by the Library Instruction Round Table as a top 20 article on library instruction for 2016.

Archivist Lindsay Oden with Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers

Archivist Lindsay Oden with Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers

🕒 May 30, 2017

Project archivist Lindsay Oden stands in front of the Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers, which are now housed in 255 boxes occupying almost 140 feet of shelf space.

🕒 May 30, 2017

The UNLV University Libraries is ranked the 15th most productive academic library for academic research in the nation according to a new study published in the May issue of College and Research Libraries.

Karla Irwin was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist by the Society of American Archivists.

Karla Irwin was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist by the Society of American Archivists.

🕒 April 21, 2017

UNLV University Libraries’ Karla Irwin was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) by the Society of American Archivists (SAA). Irwin, Special Collections and Archives librarian, earned the DAS certificate after completing a two-year program of coursework and passing comprehensive examinations this spring.

The DAS curriculum, developed by experts in the field of digital archives, is structured around seven core competencies: understanding the nature of records in electronic form; defining for a variety of audiences the requirements, roles, and... more

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🕒 April 20, 2017

Stressed out looking for a computer? Drop by the Rhyolite Room for a quiet place to finish your paper or project.

Extra computers will be available:

  • 11a-5p | Tuesday, 5/2 – Thursday, 5/4 – Rhyolite Room, 1st floor, Lied Library
  •  11a-5p | Monday, 5/8 – Tuesday, 5/9 – Rhyolite Room, 1st floor, Lied Library
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🕒 April 20, 2017

Study Week is stressful, but the library is here to help you de-stress for finals success! Stop by one or more events in Lied Library during study and finals week. Spend a few minutes with a certified therapy dog, do yoga and a guided meditation, or get creative and unwind with art therapy.    “Paws” for a Study Break – relieve stress with a therapy dog from Love Dog Adventures.

Kameron Joyner, Jason Meza, and Katia Uriarte presented “Student-Led Educational Experiences: The Risks and Rewards of Letting Go” at the biennial Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Baltimore.

🕒 April 17, 2017

Three UNLV University Libraries Flora and Stuart Mason Undergraduate Peer Research Coaches presented a panel discussion on peer-assisted learning at the biennial Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) conference in Baltimore.

The Flora and Stuart Mason Undergraduate Peer Research Coaches include Kameron Joyner, Katia Uriarte, Jason Meza, Bibiana Lopez, Rebekah D'Amato, Priscilla Gutierrez, Eduardo Martiez-Flores, and David Candelas.

🕒 April 12, 2017

UNLV University Libraries welcomed five new Flora and Stuart Mason Undergraduate Peer Research Coaches this year. Peer coaches selected for the highly competitive program receive four years of financial assistance to complete their college degree, as well as specialized leadership and skills training. The peer coaches serve as library ambassadors at outreach events and co-teach library information literacy sessions alongside librarians, working under the direction and mentorship of Outreach Librarian Rosan Mitola. Learn more about our five newest peer coaches:

🕒 April 11, 2017

Welcome to the final spring 2017 issue of Between the Lines, an e-newsletter created for UNLV faculty, staff, and graduate students.

🕒 April 11, 2017

Can you help me find this patent? Where can I find information on attitudes towards the HPV vaccine? How were the freedoms guaranteed by the Bill of Rights viewed during Colonial Times? Can you help me with researching my dissertation topic? Where can I find a systematic review on whether or not wearing ultraviolet-blocking sunscreen prevents melanoma? Can you help me find a source for public opinion polls? Where can I find city, county, state, and national data on foster care youth and the challenges they face? How do I perform an analysis of state government Twitter feeds?

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