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
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.
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.
A collage from the News 3 Video Vault episode on the 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit. (Courtesy of Tom Hawley)
Tanya the Elephant on a balance beam at the Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bill Willard Photo Collection (PH: 0333 0123).
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.
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.
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.
Take a photo or create an inspiring image that captures the essence of your research and enter it in the Image of Research Contest. Sponsored by the UNLV University Libraries and hosted in conjunction with UNLV Research Week, the Image of Research Contest showcases the different, daring, and diverse research taking place at UNLV and in the Las Vegas community.
Emily Lapworth, Digital Special Collections Librarian, was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) by the Society of American Archivists.
Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Massimo Leone.