The UNLV University Libraries made the Katherine Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming available to researchers through the Special Collections and Archives Division at Lied Library. Dr. Spilde is a cultural anthropologist who specializes in the social, economic, and political impact of casino gaming on American Indian tribal governments and communities in the U.S. Her papers include materials about Native American gaming and the greater gaming industry.
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The 50 Treasures for 50 Years exhibit, curated by Su Kim Chung and Peter Michel, celebrates the 50th anniversary of Special Collections and Archives by highlighting 50 gems from our collections.
UNLV students are invited to participate in the University Libraries' Virtual Reality Lab Pilot Project. A new Virtual Reality Lab has been set up to offer students studying health sciences the opportunity to test simulations in human anatomy and physiology of the eye.
To help students, faculty, and staff cope with the horrific tragedy that occurred Sunday night, the University Libraries will be hosting therapy dogs from Love Dog Adventures on Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Research Consultation Room at Lied Library.
Join us for an afternoon of craftivism at Activating the Archives on Thursday, Oct. 12 from 2-5 p.m. in the Amargosa Room. Create your own zine, buttons, and other crafts using unique materials reproduced from UNLV University Libraries Special Collections and Archives, while exploring collections that highlight social justice initiatives and activism in Southern Nevada.
Explore a banned or challenged book at the Libraries Banned Books Buffet. Celebrate your freedom to read and right to choose during Banned Books Week! Free a banned book in a mini-escape room game.
The University Libraries recently received two grants totaling $54,900 from the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial to fund digitization projects in Special Collections and Archives.
A new exhibit celebrating the 60th anniversary of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas is now open in Special Collections and Archives in Lied Library at UNLV. “UNLV @ 60: From Tumbleweed Tech to Top Tier,” curated by Tammi Kim, Special Collections Technical Services Librarian, shows the development of the physical UNLV campus and highlights student activities and engagement, as well as popular athletics programs.
Take a photo or create an inspiring image that captures the essence of your research and enter it in the Image of Research Contest. Sponsored by the UNLV University Libraries and hosted in conjunction with UNLV Research Week, the Image of Research Contest showcases the different, daring, and diverse research taking place at UNLV and in the Las Vegas community.
Emily Lapworth, Digital Special Collections Librarian, was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) by the Society of American Archivists.