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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

🕒 October 13, 2017

The UNLV University Libraries made the Eugene Martin Christiansen Papers available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Christiansen is a consultant and chairman of Christiansen Capital Advisors, LLC.

🕒 October 13, 2017

The UNLV University Libraries has made the Gary W. Royer Collection on Gaming available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Royer is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) who served as an auditing agent, supervisor of internal control for the Nevada Gaming Control Board, and President of the Casino Control Corporation.

🕒 October 13, 2017

The UNLV University Libraries made the Katherine Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Dr. Spilde is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in the social, economic, and political impact of casino gaming on American Indian tribal governments and communities in the U.S. Her papers include materials about Native American gaming and the greater gaming industry.

🕒 October 9, 2017


Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Colleen O'Neill.

🕒 October 5, 2017

The 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit, curated by Su Kim Chung and Peter Michel, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Special Collections and Archives by highlighting 50 gems from our collections.

🕒 October 5, 2017

UNLV students are invited to participate in the University Libraries' Virtual Reality Lab Pilot Project. A new Virtual Reality Lab has been set up to offer students studying health sciences the opportunity to test simulations in human anatomy and physiology of the eye.

🕒 October 2, 2017

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.

🕒 September 29, 2017

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.

🕒 September 25, 2017


A collage from the News 3 Video Vault episode on the 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit. (Courtesy of Tom Hawley)

🕒 September 25, 2017


Tanya the Elephant on a balance beam at the Circus Circus Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. Bill Willard Photo Collection (PH: 0333 0123).