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New Database: North American City Reports

By SKennedy on May 8, 2023 12:50 PM | Permalink
North American City Reports logo  UNLV University Libraries logo
The University Libraries has obtained access to North American City Reports, which includes the full text of surveys, budgets, statistical records, case studies, planning documents, training manuals, policy guidelines, reports, and news from the 600 largest cities and urban agencies in North America. The database contains five million…
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New Database: LGBT Thought and Culture

By SKennedy on May 2, 2023 10:32 AM | Permalink
A group of people outside a building and a picture of two women with their foreheads pressed together.
Images from LGBT Thought and Culture collections. The University Libraries has obtained access to LGBT Thought and Culture, an online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. The collection contains 150,000 pages of rare archival…
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2023 Lance & Elena Calvert Award for Undergraduate Research Winners

By SKennedy on May 1, 2023 2:52 PM | Permalink 2023 Lance & Elena Calvert Award for Undergraduate Research Winners. Back row from left: Zachary Billot, Safiyya Bintali, Allister Dias, Devan Henriott; Front row from left: Joy Cooper, Allyssa Sabelle Chua, Chantal Chandler and Tabiya Conyers. The University Libraries have selected eight UNLV undergraduate students as the winners of the…
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Libraries Honors Three Faculty With 2023 Awards

By SKennedy on March 30, 2023 11:08 AM | Permalink
Left to right, Xan Goodman, Sarah Jones, and Samantha Godbey
From left: Xan Goodman, Sarah Jones, and Samantha Godbey The University Libraries has honored three faculty members for outstanding librarianship, service and scholarship. This year's honorees include Xan Goodman, Health Sciences Librarian, Sarah Jones, Technical Services Librarian, and Samantha Godbey, Education Librarian McPhee Librarian…
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Celebrate Open Data Day March 21 With The Libraries

By SKennedy on March 7, 2023 11:34 AM | Permalink

Open Data Day UNLV faculty, staff, and students are invited to join the University Libraries for Open Data Day on Tuesday, March 21. The celebration includes a series of virtual workshops and an activity to encourage the community to learn more about open data.  Workshops Introduction to Civic Data: Exploring the City of Las Vegas…
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Libraries Offering Altmetric Explorer Access For Students, Faculty

By SKennedy on March 6, 2023 11:06 AM | Permalink

Altmetric Logo The University Libraries has obtained access to Altmetric Explorer for a 1-year pilot program running through 2023. This new tool is available to all UNLV students, faculty, and staff, and assists UNLV in reaching its Top Tier 2.0 goals and Carnegie R1 status by assisting with tracking and measuring the research of faculty…
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A Library Collection Representing UNLV’s Diverse Community

By SKennedy on February 23, 2023 9:57 AM | Permalink
Represent UNLV Community Selected Collection logo
Represent: UNLV Community Selected Collection A Salvadoran cookbook. The latest manga. A Bollywood hit. The University Libraries are seeking your recommendations for our newest collection, “Represent: UNLV Community Selected Collection.” UNLV students, faculty and staff are invited to nominate a title that is representative of your identity…
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UNLV Libraries Completes Digitization of Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice

By SKennedy on February 14, 2023 4:12 PM | Permalink
Collage of Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice front pages
The UNLV University Libraries has completed digitization of the Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice, a newspaper primarily focused on reporting for the African American community in Las Vegas that was published from 1964-2013. “The Las Vegas Sentinel-Voice digitization was a high-priority project in our archives to provide online access to important…
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Dunn Family Foundation Establishes $1 Million Endowment to Support UNLV Libraries

By SKennedy on February 13, 2023 11:32 AM | Permalink
Students walk in front of Lied Library
Lied Library The Dunn Family Foundation has established a $1 million endowment through the UNLV Foundation to fund the creation of the Dunn Family Assessment Collection in the UNLV University Libraries.  The Dunn Family Assessment Collection Endowment will enable the UNLV Libraries to purchase more robust…
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2023 Rainbow Book List Published

By SKennedy on February 13, 2023 11:05 AM | Permalink
2023 Rainbow Book List Top 10 Titles For Teen Readers
2023 Rainbow Book List Top 10 Titles For Teen Readers The American Library Association's Rainbow Book List Committee has published the 2023 Rainbow Book List, which consists of over 190 recently published LGBTQIA+ books for young readers from birth to age 18.  Amanda Melilli, Associate Professor and Head of the UNLV Teacher Development…
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