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.

Catalog: Books (including ebooks) and other items in UNLV Libraries. Does not search journal articles.

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

Media Reserves

  • What is the procedure for putting media items on reserve?
    • To put personal VHS/DVD on reserve, bring your material along with a completed Media Reserve form to the Media Resources Desk.
    • To put library-owned media items on reserve, bring a completed Media Reserve form to the Media Resources Desk. Or you can email the completed form to
  • What is the turnaround time for media reserve?
    It usually takes less than 48 hours from the time the material is dropped off at the Media Resources Desk.
  • How long can I keep a Media item on reserve?
    There is no expiration date for Media reserve items, please see Withdraw Procedure if you no longer need the reserve materials for your course.
  • How do I withdraw items from Media Reserve?
    • To withdraw personal items from Media Reserve, bring your Rebel Card to Media Resources Desk. Your reserve items will be returned to you right away.
    • To withdraw library-owned items from Media Reserve, you can call the Media Resources Desk @895-2122.

The Libraries license a number of streaming video collections that together provide access to thousands of educational videos, documentaries and feature films. See the guide to Online Movies & Streaming Video for more information on the collections, how to search the catalog for videos, and more. If you don't find what you need, you can fill out a form to request streaming licenses and/or DVD copies of titles for use in your course(s).