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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

The University Libraries will be hosting ORCID ID Day on Wednesday, April 18 to offer faculty, staff, and graduate students an opportunity to learn more about ORCID and get help signing up... more

1962 advertisement by Hoefer, Dieterich, & Brown, Inc. designed to entice people in the San Francisco Bay Area to spend the weekend at Harrah’s Tahoe spending money on games, drinks, and food.
🕒 August 24, 2017

The Harrah’s brand began in 1946 with Bill Harrah when he opened a bingo parlor in Reno, Nevada. Ever since the opening of Harrah’s Reno Club, the brand has contributed to and often led trends in casino and gaming marketing and corporate strategies. For example, Harrah’s established a lucrative busing program in the 1950s, created a linked customer loyalty program in the late 1990s, and partnered with Native American nations just after the passage of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act in 1989.

The Game of LIFE at UNLV

🕒 August 23, 2017

Join the University Libraries to play the Game of LIFE at UNLV on Thursday, Aug. 31 from 1-3:30 p.m. in Lied Library.

Claytee White

Claytee White

🕒 August 22, 2017

Claytee White, Director of the Oral History Research Center in Special Collections and Archives, has been selected to receive the Humanitarian Award at TMG Entertainment Network's 21st Silver State Awards - Women Awards on Saturday, Nov. 18.

Early hand-drawn illustrations from Harrah’s underage gaming prevention program from Harrah's Entertainment Corporate Archives. MS-00460. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
🕒 August 13, 2017

Hana Gutierrez gives an indepth look at the Harrah's Entertainment Corporate Archives, which contains the promotional and corporate files of Harrah’s Entertainment Inc. and its predecessors, as well as Bill Harrah’s personal papers and card game collection.

 Archivist Hannah Robinson modeling a nurse’s cape and cap that dates from the 1950s.
🕒 August 2, 2017

Lindsay Oden takes a look at the 50 year history of the UNLV School of Nursing. 

🕒 August 2, 2017

Sharon Hwang’s family has worked on the development of the Chinatown District in Las Vegas since they arrived in Las Vegas in the 1990s. Her father, Henry Hwang, was one of three founders Chinatown Plaza, which opened in 1995, and the family continues to manage the themed plaza today.

Laughlin, Nevada documentation from the Royer collection, UNLV
🕒 July 30, 2017

As the gaming industry expanded dramatically in the 1970s and 1980s, Gary Royer provided his casino managing, auditing, and accounting expertise to hundreds of corporations, casinos, and regulatory agencies in the United States. As a consultant and auditing agent, Royer created extensive research files that researchers can now peruse to gain insight about the expansion of gaming in the US in the last fifty years.

Photograph of Eadington Fellow Kelli Wood
🕒 July 20, 2017


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

🕒 July 19, 2017

The UNLV University Libraries will host training for two resources offered to students and faculty from the American Psychological Association (APA) on Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m. in the Pioche Room at Lied Library.

🕒 June 22, 2017

An exhibit of images from the Clinton Wright Photograph Collection in UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives has opened in the Florence “Flo” Mlynarczyk Gallery on the third floor of Lied Library.