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The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Writing Center to offer students extended hours for getting assistance with writing projects.

Seven UNLV faculty members were recently selected participate in a University Libraries faculty retreat on Jan. 15 and 16 to learn more about how to integrate Special Collections &... more

New and returning UNLV transfer students are invited to join the University Libraries for a Transfer Student Mixer on Wednesday, Jan. 23 from 2-5 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library... more

🕒 August 6, 2018

Calling all researchers! The UNLV University Libraries is now accepting applications for our second Image of Research competition! We want to see inspiring images of your research and know more about your research and research process.

🕒 August 6, 2018

The UNLV University Libraries Digital Collections department has received an $80,685 Library Services and Technology Grant to support a large-scale digitization project.

🕒 August 2, 2018


Crowd watching sporting event at park opening in Los Angeles, CA, c. 1911

Melise Leech is an archival processing assistant  in UNLV Libraries Special Collections & Archives. 

🕒 July 31, 2018


Image 1 and 2: Image Montage created using Montage via ImageJ. Top montage uses the costume design sketches, and the bottom uses photographs from the same collection.

🕒 July 27, 2018

The University Libraries will be hosting a Student Assistant Job Fair on Friday, August 24 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Amargosa Room on the first floor of Lied Library.

🕒 July 25, 2018

Images 1 & 2: Before (top) and after (bottom) item renaming process.

🕒 July 23, 2018

Homepage collage for the Entertainment Collections

🕒 July 19, 2018


Photograph of Matthew O’Brien taken by Danny Mollohan for Beneath the Neon.  From the Matthew O'Brien Papers (MS-00849).

🕒 July 16, 2018

Thomas Padilla, Visiting Digital Research Services Librarian at the University of Nevada Las Vegas will lead Collections as Data: Part to Whole, a three-year national collections as data effort supported by a $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

🕒 July 10, 2018

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: Learning as the Basis for Evaluating Information", which was published in the journal  "portal: Libraries and the Academy".