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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

🕒 June 22, 2017


Two staff members from Special Collections were recognized for their achievements recently. Please join us in congratulating our wonderful colleagues!

🕒 June 12, 2017


Cory Lampert and Silvia Southwick pose with a linked open data map. 

🕒 June 12, 2017

The Summer Speaker Series features panel discussions from experts who have helped direct and shape this growth. Learn more about the project at the Building Las Vegas webpage.

Maggie Farrell

🕒 June 12, 2017

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary “Maggie” Farrell as Dean of University Libraries, effective August 2017.

“Maggie has extensive experience in library science with an impressive list of accomplishments, including having served as dean of libraries at two nationally recognized universities,” said Diane Chase, UNLV executive vice president and provost. “We are eager to bring her innovative leadership to UNLV.”

Farrell comes to UNLV with nearly 30 years of experience. She most recently served as dean of libraries at... more

🕒 June 9, 2017
Cutting-edge research from the University Libraries is creating a new way to discover and link information online.

Cory Lampert and Silvia Southwick work on linked open data research. 

Former U.S. Congresswoman Shelley Berkley is the daughter of George Levine, who was employed by Sands Hotel and Casino, where Jack Entratter worked as an executive and show producer. Expressing the links between people, places, and things is at the core of research on linked data. Digital Collections Head Cory Lampert and recently retired Metadata Librarian Silvia Southwick have led UNLV... more

Teaching and Learning Librarian Kate Wintrol, Brianna Cotter, Claudia Chiang-Lopez, Kylie Johnson, Laura Benedict, and Head of Educational Initiatives Melissa Bowles-Terry.

🕒 May 31, 2017

Four UNLV students were recently honored as the winners of the 2017 Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards.

The program, generously established by Lance and Elena Calvert, recognizes excellence in undergraduate research projects that have utilized UNLV University Libraries’ collections in a sophisticated and creative manner.

“We had an incredible pool of applicants for this year’s awards, representing the depth and breadth of undergraduate research happening at UNLV,” said Melissa Bowles-Terry, head of educational initiatives at UNLV University Libraries. “We... more

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.