Happy Thanksgiving from the UNLV University Libraries! In celebration of the holiday, the libraries will have adjusted hours for the Thanksgiving weekend.
Study Week is stressful, but the library is here to help you de-stress for finals success! Stop by one or more events in Lied Library during study and finals week. Spend a few minutes with... more
Special Collections and Archives and the Center for Gaming Research are delighted to welcome our latest Eadington Fellow, Kim Manh.
As UNLV strives to reach top tier status, the University Libraries’ commitment to our students and the university’s educational mission is as strong as our focus on research. UNLV is committed to graduating students who can navigate in a complex information environment and make informed, evidence-based decisions in academics, work, and life.
Faculty and students have access to a new online tool purchased by the UNLV University Libraries that assists with research and scholarship organization, discovery, and collaboration. Mendeley is an online reference manager and academic social network tailored to meet the increasingly varied needs of academic researchers.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Lance and Elena Calvert Undergraduate Research Awards. The University Libraries present the awards annually to undergraduate students who have completed significant research projects that make sophisticated and interesting use of library collections. Students are honored in three different categories:
Faculty from the UNLV College of Liberal Arts and College of Urban Affairs recently had an in-depth opportunity to explore UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and build course assignments during the second annual faculty retreat hosted in January.
The University Libraries is working with campus partners to increase the number of adaptive and assistive technologies available to assist students, faculty, and other users with utilizing library facilities, resources, and services. The Consolidated Students of University of Nevada (CSUN), UNLV Office of Information Technology, and the Disability Resource Center have partnered with the University Libraries to identify needed services and expand the selection of these technologies.
Marina Georgieva, Project Manager for the National Digital Newspaper Project (NDNP) at UNLV
Photograph of the “Tending the Fire” statue in front of the Potawatomi Bingo in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, approximately 1999-2001. Katherine A. Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming. MS-00092. Special Collections, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.
Glenn Davis photographed a sailboat on Lake Mead near the crest of Boulder Dam from the upstream Nevada side. The dam was officially renamed Hoover Dam in 1947. (PH: 0020-0126)
This August marked the start of the 16th fall semester in Lied Library, which, as you may have noticed, has received a number of public space enhancements during the past few years. University Libraries is driven by the principle of continuous improvement, and work to provide the best learning environment for our students, faculty, staff, and community.