Trenton Carson Selected Winner of Lied Library 20th Anniversary Logo Contest

By SKennedy on October 20, 2020 10:07 PM | Permalink
Trenton Carson
Lied Library 20th Anniversary Logo Trenton Carson The University Libraries has selected Trenton Miles Carson as the winner of the Lied Library 20th Anniversary Logo Contest. Carson, a junior graphic design major, was the favorite from approximately 20 entries that were submitted during the Spring 2020 semester. "Trenton's logo design…
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Libraries Presents Five Open Access Awards for Use of Digital Scholarship

By SKennedy on October 20, 2020 5:21 PM | Permalink

In celebration of International Open Access Week, the University Libraries is presenting the third annual UNLV Open Access Awards. This year's honorees represent a variety of units and researchers across campus. College or School With The Most Digital Scholarship@UNLV Participation Winner: College of Sciences With more than 100 full…
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UNLV Open Article Fund: Two years supporting UNLV authors

By SKennedy on October 20, 2020 5:13 PM | Permalink
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Since July 2018, the University Libraries has been supporting OA publishing with the UNLV Open Article Fund. Between July 2018 through June 2020, the University Libraries: Supported 52 UNLV authors, from 15 different departmentsPaid the award to 37 different open access journals from 11 different publishers. Some of the most recent…
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Use your ORCID iD to support open access scholarship

By SKennedy on October 20, 2020 5:07 PM | Permalink
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Did you know that having and using an ORCID iD can help support your open access scholarship? ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor Identifier) is a 16-digit number that distinguishes you from other researchers, ensuring your work is recognized. ORCID is increasingly required by funders and publishers, including open access publishers. …
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Digital Scholarship@UNLV Highlights Open Access

By SKennedy on October 20, 2020 4:55 PM | Permalink The theme of this year's International Open Access Week, running Oct. 19-25, is “Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion.” The UNLV community took action to publish works around COVID-19 openly in Digital Scholarship@UNLV, sharing community research and extending educational opportunities with the campus and…
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Early Voting In Lied Library Oct. 21-23

By SKennedy on October 14, 2020 6:43 PM | Permalink The Clark County Election Department will offer early voting in the Amargosa Room at Lied Library on Oct. 21-23 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day. During these days, the Harmon Street entrance of Lied Library will be open for voters. The rest of the library will remain restricted to only UNLV and NSHE students, faculty, and staff. Students,…
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October Featured Database is Gender: Identity and Social Change

By SKennedy on October 12, 2020 8:04 PM | Permalink

In honor of National Coming Out Day and Las Vegas Pride in October, the University Libraries' featured database is Gender: Identity and Social Change. The database contains essential primary sources documenting the changing representations and lived experiences of gender roles and relations from the nineteenth century to the present. This…
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Call For Participants: Indigenous Studies Collection Survey

By SKennedy on October 8, 2020 10:36 PM | Permalink Calling all Indigenous and Indigenous Studies students! Are you interested in helping to shape the UNLV University Libraries Indigenous Studies collection? Do you have indigenous ancestry and/or cultural heritage and would like to see your community reflected in the resources collected, curated, and maintained by Lied Library? Do you study…
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Read All About It: UNLV Athletics, University Libraries Partner To Launch Book Club

By SKennedy on October 5, 2020 7:58 PM | Permalink
Student athlete posing with open book; book cover of A Most Beautiful Thing displayed in foreground
UNLV Athletics and University Libraries have partnered on a new initiative aimed at driving engagement throughout campus, the two departments announced Monday. The UNLV Book Club is being co-chaired by Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois and Dean of University Libraries Maggie Farrell.  Open to all UNLV students, including…
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