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University Libraries News

UNLV Libraries participate in the articulation and assessment of student learning; provide direct instruction to students; partner with classroom faculty on course and assignment design; and intentionally create co-curricular learning experiences.

Current Libraries News

Beverly Rogers seated in home library
Arts and Culture | September 4, 2019

University Libraries will host a guest lecture, "Victorian Connections and the Evolution of a Book Collector," with Rogers from 5 to 7 p.m. Oct. 3 at Lied Library.

woman in audio recording studio looking through window at performer
Campus News | August 29, 2019

From podcasting to prototyping, resource center lets students craft and create for class or fun.

A man and woman embrace at the Latinx/UNLV meeting.
Business and Community | July 17, 2019

Students conducting interviews say the project allows them to reconnect to their heritage.

Business and Community | July 17, 2019

Latinx oral history project gives grad student a way to up-end the misperceptions of the Las Vegas community he grew up in.

elephant reaching into tree
Research | June 6, 2019

A new book details how colonial control impacted a continent’s relationship to its wildlife.

A pile of books is topped by a special edition of Candide by Voltaire.
Research | June 4, 2019

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.

Libraries In The News

September 9, 2019

UNLV says an alumna is establishing a $5 million endowment to booster the rare books collection at the university libraries.

The Philadelphia Tribune
September 9, 2019

The 1940s in Las Vegas was an exciting time of growth, but not all residents shared in the excitement.

Belleville News-Democrat
September 6, 2019

UNLV says an alumna is establishing a $5 million endowment to booster the rare books collection at the university libraries.

Associated Press
September 6, 2019

UNLV says an alumna is establishing a $5 million endowment to booster the rare books collection at the university libraries.

Las Vegas Review Journal
September 4, 2019

UNLV’s Lied Library has received a $5 million endowment to establish a rare books curator and build its special collection from alumna Beverly Rogers of the Rogers Foundation.

Las Vegas Sun
September 4, 2019

UNLV alumna Beverly Rogers is establishing a $5 million endowment to support a rare books curator position in her name and bolster the rare books collection at the UNLV University Libraries.

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Recent Libraries Accomplishments

August 19, 2019
Thomas Padilla (Libraries) is the member of a University of California, Berkley-led team of legal experts, librarians, and scholars that has been awarded a $165,000 grant to help digital humanities researchers and staff navigate complex legal questions in cutting-edge digital research related to text data mining. 
August 15, 2019
Su Kim Chung, Karla Irwin, and Cyndi Shein (all Libraries) recently presented at the ArchivesSpace Member Forum 2019 and Society of American Archivists/Council of State Archivists Joint Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas.  Chung presented "The Death of Publication and Licensing Fees at UNLV"; Irwin presented "Plug In Show and Tell: Enhancing...
August 14, 2019
Rebeka D'Amato, Priscilla Gutierrez, Chelsea Heinbach, Bibiana Lopez, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, Rosan Mitola, David Ramos-Candelas, and Amy Tureen (all Libraries) recently had work featured at the IDEAL '19 Advancing Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Accessibility in Library & Archives conference presented by The Ohio State University Libraries...
July 30, 2019
Marina Georgieva (Libraries) had an article, "Successful Management of an Outsourced Large-Scale Digitization Newspaper Project: Tips for Effective Collaboration, Increased Productivity, and Outstanding Deliverables," published in the Journal of Archival Organization.
July 24, 2019
Amanda Melilli and Katherine Keller (both Libraries) presented at San Diego Comic-Con last week. Melilli moderated two panel discussions, "LGBTQ+ YA Graphic Novel" with panelists Rosemary Valero-Connell (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me), Sarah Graley (Kim Reaper), Claudia Aguirre (Morning in America) and Lilah Sturges (Lumberjanes: The...
June 27, 2019
David Candelas, Rebekah D'Amato, Chelsea Heinbach, Starr Hoffman, Bibiana Lopez, Eduardo Martinez-Flores, Amanda Melilli, Rosan Mitola, and Amy Tureen (all Libraries) presented at the American Library Association's Annual Conference & Exhibition 2019 in Washington, D.C. Tureen and Melilli presented “Managing to Manage: Strategies for Both...