Cyndi Shein Named Interim Director of Libraries’ Research and Education Division

By SKennedy on August 3, 2020 9:18 PM | Permalink Cyndi Shein The UNLV Libraries has tapped Cyndi Shein to serve as the Interim Director of the Libraries’ Research and Education Division. Shein is stepping into the role being vacated by Associate Dean Pat Hawthorne, who leaves UNLV this month to become the Dean of the University Library at Cal Poly Pomona.  “We are grateful to Pat…
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New Tool Tracks Reach Of DigitalScholarship@UNLV Publications

By SKennedy on July 21, 2020 8:51 PM | Permalink UNLV faculty and students now have access to a new feature available through your Digital Scholarship@UNLV dashboard. PlumX Metrics Snapshot allows you to obtain an altmetrics snapshot of your work that is published in Digital Scholarship@UNLV.  Access PlumX Metrics Snapshot by clicking on the plum on the left side of the screen.…
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July Database of the Month: American Consumer Culture

By SKennedy on July 6, 2020 10:25 PM | Permalink
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The July Database of the Month is American Consumer Culture. Access to this database, provided free for all UNLV students, faculty, and staff, can be accessed off-campus using your ACE account. This vast collection of primary sources documents 20th-century consumer culture in the United States and offers insights into one of the most…
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July Awareness Month: UV Safety Awareness and National Recreation and Parks Month

By SKennedy on July 1, 2020 7:03 PM | Permalink It’s summer in Las Vegas! With the UV index in Las Vegas during the summer ranging between Very High 8+ and Extreme 11+, swipe on some sunblock, head outside, and download a few fascinating reads from Digital Scholarship@UNLV. Recreation and UV safety go hand in hand. To learn more, download one of these student works. Interested in what UNLV…
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Celebrate Independence Day With The Music Library's Patriotic Playlist

By jvandruff on June 30, 2020 4:26 PM | Permalink
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To celebrate the Fourth of July, the Music Library has put together a playlist of patriotic music available to listen to for free for all UNLV students, faculty, and staff on Naxos. The music is chosen to inspire patriotism and explore a small portion of the nation’s history. Much of the music is written by American composers, such as Samuel…
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Lied Library To Offer Curbside Pickup

By SKennedy on June 11, 2020 3:37 PM | Permalink
Map of streets around Lied Library showing pick up spot is at Harmon Ave entrance
UPDATE: The Libraries has extended Curbside Pickup through Friday, August 7. The University Libraries is offering a limited curbside service to UNLV students, faculty, and staff through Friday, August 7. This service allows faculty, students, and staff to borrow library materials such as books, DVDs, etc. Curbside requests can be…
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June Database of the Month: PubMed

By SKennedy on June 9, 2020 5:28 PM | Permalink
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The University Libraries June Database of the Month is PubMed, a service of the US National Library of Medicine. PubMed provides free access to MEDLINE, the NLM database of indexed citations and abstracts to medical, nursing, dental, veterinary, health care, and preclinical sciences journal articles. It contains more than 30 million…
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Libraries Statement On Systemic Racism

By SKennedy on June 5, 2020 5:35 PM | Permalink The UNLV Libraries affirms President Marta Meana’s statement denouncing systemic racism and our commitment to be leaders in confronting racism. We condemn violence and structural racism evident in our society. We reaffirm our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as stated in our values and diversity statement. We stand with our…
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May Database of the Month: GrantForward

By SKennedy on May 26, 2020 8:21 PM | Permalink
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With more than 9,000 funding opportunities in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities, UNLV faculty and students can use GrantForward to locate resources that could support their research. The database offers a range of advanced and basic search features, as well as links to the websites of the funding…
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Eight UNLV Students Honored With 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards For Undergraduate Research

By SKennedy on May 15, 2020 5:50 PM | Permalink The University Libraries are honoring eight UNLV undergraduate students as the winners of the 2020 Lance and Elena Calvert Awards for Undergraduate Research. The awards, funded through an endowment established by donors Lance and Elena Calvert, encourage undergraduate UNLV students to master the art of research to become successful, self-…
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