Research Links: List of Databases, Course Reserves

Quick Search: Articles, newspapers, books and ebooks, videos and more. Results primarily available online but may also include books available in the library or articles that can be requested for email delivery from ILLiad.
Books: Print and online books available from UNLV Libraries or by ILLiad request.
Articles: Articles from academic journals, magazines and newspapers.

Library Information: Pages on library web site, for example research guides, library policies and procedures, hours and events.

Scholarly Literature, Data, & Background Research

The UNLV University Libraries’ faculty and staff are experts in advanced searching, specific databases, tracking scholarship, using primary sources, locating secondary datasets, and crafting literature reviews. We offer a variety of services designed to support you throughout the research process. Peruse our list of resources and services below, or contact a librarian in your subject area.

Finding Literature

Where can I find literature in my discipline, and how can I search using advanced techniques?

We can help you…

Tracking Scholarship

How can I keep up with scholarship in my field, such as tracking the work of one author?

We can help you...

  • Track the scholarship of a specific author.
  • Perform a citation analysis to analyze the impact of an author or a specific work.
  • Use social media to stay current with scholarship.
  • Set up database alerts for specific journals.

Material for Research (Datasets, Primary Sources)

What original collections does the library have that could form the basis of my research? Where can I find data and statistics relevant to my research?

We can help you...

Literature Review Consultations

Where I can get guidance on writing a literature review for a grant?

We can help you...

  • Use bibliography management software (i.e., Refworks, Mendeley) to organize sources for review.
  • Discover the best databases for your discipline and research topic. 

Consult with Experts

Contact a librarian with expertise in your subject area.