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Students conducting interviews say the project allows them to reconnect to their heritage.
Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.
A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.
June 6 marks the 75th anniversary of the Allied landing on the beaches of Normandy. As men fought their way through France, it was books like these that helped sustain them during wartime.
An Eadington Fellow examines the initial debate over gaming on Native American reservations from the perspective of the tribal leaders that initially advocated for it.
Want to encourage kids to read this summer? Don't shy away from books that take on challenging topics.
Libraries In The News
Latinos have contributed to Las Vegas politically, economically, in the hotel industry and in professional careers, said Maribel Estrada Calderon, a student working on the Latinx Voices of Southern Nevada project at UNLV.
Do you find yourself feeling overworked and overwhelmed? You are not alone. Amy Tureen, head of the Library Liaison Program at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV), and Amanda Melilli, head of the Teacher Development and Resources Library at UNLV, have both been there and shared some startling statistics:
33% of Americans report feelings of “extreme stress.”
60-90% of doctor visits are related to “stress-related complaints.”
Re-documenting history one page and one photograph at a time: That's what UNLV's Special Collections and Archives Division plans to do. The team is in the middle of a large project to digitize old newspapers from across the country.
“It has been happening for some time, digitization,” Thomas Padilla, a digital research services librarian at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, who studies how institutions can improve access for computational research, said.
David Becker said he strives for honesty and compassion in his day-to-day work as a photojournalist.
And the night of Oct. 1, 2017, was no different, he said during a panel discussion Friday night at UNLV.
Caroline Kunioka, curator of history and collections, discusses how the Nevada State Museum preserves items left for Oct. 1.