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Katherine Spilde Papers on Native American Gaming Available for Researchers

By skennedy on October 13, 2017 3:24 PM | Permalink

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.

50 Treasures for 50 Years

By skennedy on October 5, 2017 2:21 PM | Permalink

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.

Join the Virtual Reality Lab Pilot Project

By skennedy on October 5, 2017 1:38 PM | Permalink

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.

Pet Therapy Available Oct. 3, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. & 2:30-4:30 p.m.

By skennedy on October 2, 2017 11:51 AM | Permalink

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.

Activating the Archives at the University Libraries

By skennedy on September 29, 2017 10:44 AM | Permalink

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.

Exhibit Celebrates 60 Years of UNLV History

By skennedy on September 12, 2017 1:37 PM | Permalink

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.

Showcase Your Research in the Image of Research Competition

By skennedy on September 6, 2017 4:32 PM | Permalink

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.

Lapworth earns DAS certification

By skennedy on September 6, 2017 10:58 AM | Permalink

Emily Lapworth

Emily Lapworth, Digital Special Collections Librarian, was recently certified as a Digital Archives Specialist (DAS) by the Society of American Archivists.