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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.

First-Gen Mixer Aug. 29

By skennedy on August 20, 2019 2:19 PM | Permalink

Join the University Libraries for a mixer and social event for first-generation students on Thursday, Aug. 29 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library. Chat with other students who identify as first-gen, meet faculty and staff interested in supporting your experience at UNLV, and build connections in your academic community.

Drop-in anytime during the event. Refreshments and resources will be provided.

All students, faculty, and staff who identify as first-generation are welcome to attend, as well as students who identify with being unfamiliar with navigating the college experience.

RSVP to the event online. For more information, contact Rosan Mitola at rosan.mitola@unlv.edu.

If you have special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in advance at lonnie.marshall@unlv.edu or 702-895-4517.

Writing Center Drop-In Consultations

By skennedy on August 20, 2019 1:32 PM | Permalink

The UNLV Writing Center will offer students drop-in consultation hours from 5-8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursday in at Amargosa Room in Lied Library during the 2019-2020 academic year. 

UNLV students can stop by to receive help from a Writing Center consultant.

Writing Center consultants can help you:

  • Brainstorm
  • Make an outline
  • Work on your drafts

For more information about Writing Center services, visit their website at https://writingcenter.unlv.edu/.

Transfer Student Mixer Aug. 28

By skennedy on August 19, 2019 2:51 PM | Permalink

New and returning UNLV transfer students are invited to join the University Libraries for a Transfer Student Mixer on Wednesday, August 28 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in the Goldfield Room at Lied Library.

Drop-in anytime during the event, meet other transfer students, and mix and mingle with library faculty, staff, and other campus experts.

New to campus? Get to know the specifics of UNLV and start building your community of support. Returning to campus? Connect and network with your peers. RSVP to the event online.

For more information, contact Rosan Mitola at rosan.mitola@unlv.edu. If you have special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in advance at lonnie.marshall@unlv.edu or 702-895-4517.

Lied Library Ice Cream Social - Aug. 23

By skennedy on August 14, 2019 9:10 AM | Permalink

We know it's hot outside, so join your fellow students, faculty, and staff for the Lied Library Ice Cream Social on Friday, August 23 from 2-4 p.m. 

Our staff will be handing out free ice cream and frozen treats, and you will have the chance to participate in several fun activities to learn more about the libraries.

For more information, contact Rosan Mitola at rosan.mitola@unlv.edu.

If you have special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in advance at lonnie.marshall@unlv.edu or 702-895-4517.

Change Password on Your ILLiad Account

By skennedy on July 30, 2019 10:17 AM | Permalink

The University Libraries have recently upgraded the Interlibrary Loan software, ILLiad, which is used to process document delivery and Interlibrary loan requests for UNLV students, faculty, staff, and alumni. As a result of this software upgrade, library users are required to change the password on their ILLiad accounts. When you login to the system, you will be prompted to set a new password.