The Center for Gaming Research  supports scholarly inquiry into all aspects of gambling and provides expert information to the gaming industry. We collect, synthesize, and present timely data on gaming and regularly help the media and other parties interpret trends in gaming. The Center attracts interdisciplinary scholars from around the world to study gambling and gaming at UNLV, and we promote their path breaking scholarship.
The Oral History Research Center  actively seeks the unwritten side of Las Vegas’s history. We collect oral narratives from a variety of residents, ranging from civic leaders and founders to those who worked behind the scenes in Las Vegas’s gaming and entertainment industries.
Special Collections also hosts the following grant-funded projects: