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Money, Power, and Publishing

By skennedy on October 15, 2019 10:52 AM | Permalink

UNLV researchers, students, and instructors are invited to participate in a conversation, "Money, Power, and Publishing," on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 1-2 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library. The event will raise awareness of how academic work circulates online and the steps we can take to ensure our own work is accessible for everyday people around the globe.

Rebel Hours @ Lied Library Launches Oct. 6

By skennedy on October 3, 2019 12:22 PM | Permalink

Beginning in October, the UNLV University Libraries will launch Rebel Hours @ Lied Library, a pilot program to provide UNLV and NSHE students with more-secure access to Lied Library during late-night hours. This experimental program has been designed to provide a safe and secure environment for UNLV and other NSHE students studying and working on class and research projects during the late evening hours on the busiest days of the fall semester – Sunday through Thursday evenings from 9 p.m. to Midnight.

Decolonizing Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Nov. 6

By skennedy on September 27, 2019 9:59 AM | Permalink

Join the UNLV University Libraries for "Decolonizing Wikipedia: An edit-a-thon to Strengthen the Representation of Indigenous People and Communities" on Wednesday, November 6 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library.

Contando historias del sur de Nevada Oct 14

By skennedy on September 17, 2019 11:34 AM | Permalink

Join the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs and the University Libraries for "Contando historias del sur de Nevada: A UNLV Research Week and Hispanic Heritage Month Event," on Monday, Oct. 14 from 1-3 p.m. in the Greenspun Hall Auditorium.

Healing Las Vegas Panel Sept 28

By skennedy on September 17, 2019 10:41 AM | Permalink

Join us for a heartfelt look at Healing Las Vegas, a book about The Las Vegas Community Healing Garden on Saturday, September 28, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Henderson Barnes & Noble, 567 North Stephanie, Henderson, NV, 89014.

Graphic Novels At UNLV Event Sept. 25

By skennedy on September 13, 2019 12:03 PM | Permalink

Join the University Libraries for "Graphic Novels at UNLV: An Exploration of Their Relevancy and Your Freedom to Read" on Wednesday, September 25 from 4-5:30 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library. Graphic novels are among the most challenged books in schools and libraries. Defend your freedom to read by joining us for a Banned Books Week conversation about the use and value of graphic novels at UNLV.

Free Access to Kanopy Streaming Movie Service

By skennedy on August 23, 2019 10:03 AM | Permalink

Looking for a documentary on Dark Money to support your political science research? Need a good independent film like Lady Bird to watch during the weekend? Or do you want to see the original version of A Star Is Born from 1937? UNLV students, faculty, staff, and alumni now have free access to these titles and more through Kanopy, a streaming service offering more than 30,000 documentaries, classic cinema, and films. Kanopy’s collection includes a wide range of titles related to the arts, humanities, business, sciences, education, media, communications, and more.

Makerspace, Multimedia Production Studios Open in Lied Library

By skennedy on August 22, 2019 2:52 PM | Permalink

Forget laptops and scientific calculators. Starting this fall, UNLV students and faculty in any discipline will now have unprecedented access to 3D-printers, laser cutters, and podcasting and video recording studios as part of the Lied Library’s new Makerspace and Multimedia Production Studios. The new creative space is located on the library’s first floor. The library will hold a ceremonial grand opening at 1 p.m. on Sept. 5, but the spaces are already open to the campus community.