'We Need To Talk' Series Returns Jan. 18 for Conversation on The CROWN Act

By SKennedy on January 18, 2023 10:54 AM | Permalink
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Claytee White, director of the UNLV Oral History Research Center, speaks during recent panel discussion.  Nevada became the 12th state to pass the CROWN Act in 2021, which bans discrimination in employment and educational opportunities based on hair texture or protective hairstyles. These include braids, locs, twists and bantu knots. The CROWN…
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Happy Holidays From The UNLV University Libraries

By SKennedy on December 15, 2022 1:35 PM | Permalink The faculty and staff the UNLV University Libraries wish you a happy holiday season and a bright Las Vegas new year!
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Libraries Winter Break Hours; Rebel Hours In Effect

By SKennedy on December 15, 2022 10:35 AM | Permalink Lied Library The University Libraries will be open and providing services during Winter Break, running from Saturday, December 17 through Monday, January 16.  Rebel Hours will be in effect during the break, with access limited to UNLV and NSHE-affiliated students, faculty, and staff. A RebelCard or NSHE-issued ID will be required for…
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Teacher Development & Resources Library Closed Dec. 16-Jan. 16

By SKennedy on December 9, 2022 11:41 AM | Permalink
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The Teacher Development & Resources Library, located in the Carlson Education Building, will be closed Dec. 16-Jan. 16 for carpet replacement.  During the closure, physical collections will be unavailable, though online services will remain available through the TDRL website.  For information on other Libraries hours…
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Work at the Libraries! Now Hiring Student Assistants For Spring 2023

By SKennedy on December 7, 2022 9:59 AM | Permalink
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Libraries Student Assistant Rashida Garcia works at the School of Medicine Library InfoCommons in fall 2022. Come work with us! The University Libraries are now hiring student assistants for the Spring 2023 semester.  Pay is $12 per hour. Applicants must have work study eligibility.  Morning, afternoon, and evening hours are…
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Food For Fines Program Runs Through Dec. 17

By SKennedy on November 30, 2022 4:07 PM | Permalink
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Food For Fines Want to save a little money and support a good cause? The University Libraries has partnered with the UNLV Food Pantry to combat food insecurity and wipe out library fines through the Food For Fines program running through Dec. 17. For each non-perishable, unexpired food item you donate, $1.00 will be reduced from your…
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Carrie Tyler Selected Winner of Research Impact Challenge

By SKennedy on November 17, 2022 1:40 PM | Permalink
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Christina Miskey, Scholarly Communication Librarian for Research Infrastructure, and Carrie Tyler, Assistant Professor of Paleontology Carrie Tyler, Assistant Professor of Paleontology in the Department of Geoscience, has been selected as the winner of the 2022 Libraries Research Impact Challenge. Tyler is co-author of a paper, "Beyond…
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UNLV Libraries Designated as U.S. Patent and Trademark Resource Center

By SKennedy on November 16, 2022 9:53 AM | Permalink
Zach Miles, Chris Heavey, Bo Bernhard, Jeanne Price, Betsy Fretwell, Steve Koziol, and Maggie Farrell pose in front of large red ribbon
Zach Miles, Associate Vice President for Technology and Partnerships, UNLV; Chris Heavey, Executive Vice President and Provost, UNLV; Bo Bernhard, Vice President of Economic Development, UNLV; Jeanne Price, Director of the Wiener-Rogers Law Library, UNLV William S. Boyd School of Law; Betsy Fretwell, Executive Vice President of Strategy, Switch;…
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UNLV Libraries Joins Library of Congress’ Name Authority Cooperative Program

By SKennedy on November 15, 2022 2:31 PM | Permalink
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Lied Library The UNLV University Libraries has been approved as an institutionally independent contributor to the Name Authority Cooperative Program (NACO), part of the Library of Congress' Program for Cooperative Cataloging. UNLV is the only library system in Southern Nevada to join NACO, and only the second in the state.  “This is a…
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Libraries Open Article Fund Supports Open Access Publishing

By SKennedy on October 25, 2022 11:54 AM | Permalink Since July 2018, the UNLV Open Article Fund has successfully supported the publication of 78 open access articles by UNLV researchers. The fund, sponsored by the UNLV University Libraries, provides support for the article processing charges used by many open access journals. Open access to research can be accomplished under different models,…
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