rolled up documents

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

Claytee White seated on stage with microphone
Business and Community | January 11, 2023

UNLV discussion series brings community together for conversations on ways to address systemic racism and find solutions; event coincides with a new exhibit on the first floor of Lied Library.

campus banner in front of library
Campus News | December 8, 2022

Membership ensures names are consistent within the library's collections and across library collections worldwide.

young man in suit at poster presentation event
People | December 7, 2022

UNLV programs, faculty, and fellowships help propel student research and future careers in academia.

two students walking into a study room with a dedication sign on the doorway
People | November 22, 2022

The Brayden Smith Group Study Room acknowledges the time the alumnus spent studying at Lied Library.

UNLV cheerleaders during 2022 homecoming
Campus News | November 8, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting UNLV students and faculty who made headlines locally, regionally, and internationally.

books related to Nevada plantlife
Arts and Culture | October 26, 2022

UNLV Special Collections exhibition showcases the work produced by activists, artists, and researchers dedicated to protecting the land and species that make Nevada unique.

Libraries In The News

Nevada Magazine
November 29, 2022

The Las Vegas showgirl was beautiful, majestic, and larger than life. In full feathers and heels, a showgirl could measure 10 feet tall. She exuded poise and panache, and her revealing costume was bedecked in glimmering Parisian crystals and expensive fur. She was a city icon who helped Las Vegas become the Entertainment Capital of the World.The showgirl is a distant memory for most, but there is hope that she will one day return to the stage.

Jetset Times
August 10, 2022

Austin Butler embodies “The King of Rock and Roll” in the new 2022 biopic, simply titled Elvis. The film follows Elvis Aaron Presley from the time he first fell in love with music to the star’s untimely death in 1977, at the age of 42.

WFXR
July 10, 2022

Moral outrage can be a healthy part of the American Democratic process, motivating people to advocate for their beliefs and hold leaders accountable. The founding of the country, after all, is rooted in rebellion and a list of grievances outlined in the Declaration of Independence.

News Nation
July 10, 2022

Moral outrage can be a healthy part of the American Democratic process, motivating people to advocate for their beliefs and hold leaders accountable. The founding of the country, after all, is rooted in rebellion and a list of grievances outlined in the Declaration of Independence.

KXAN
July 10, 2022

Moral outrage can be a healthy part of the American Democratic process, motivating people to advocate for their beliefs and hold leaders accountable. The founding of the country, after all, is rooted in rebellion and a list of grievances outlined in the Declaration of Independence.

Yahoo!
July 10, 2022

Moral outrage can be a healthy part of the American democratic process, motivating people to advocate for their beliefs and hold leaders accountable. The founding of the country, after all, is rooted in rebellion and a list of grievances outlined in the Declaration of Independence.

Libraries Experts

An oral historian and author on preserving family memories.
An archivist specializing in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada history, and Las Vegas entertainment.
An expert on health literacy.
An expert on digitization in libraries and metadata creation.
An expert in research services, and strategic planning for academic libraries
Claytee D. White is an oral historian whose many projects include the history of African Americans in Las Vegas.

Recent Libraries Accomplishments

January 19, 2023
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) and Jamia Williams, University of Utah, were invited to present on their advocacy work before the Interagency Working Group tasked by the Office of Management and Budget to review and consider changes to racial and ethnic minimum reporting standards. Their presentation "Racial and Ethnic Categories: Impact on Medical Subject…
December 8, 2022
Yuko Shinozaki (Libraries) is the recipient of a Rebel Spirit Award for demonstrating the Rebel spirit through her work processing interlibrary loan requests and assisting students and faculty at Lied Library. 
December 7, 2022
Cyrus Ford Zarganj (Libraries) presented "Cataloging Middle Eastern Streaming Media using RDA and MARC21 for the Middle East Librarians Association Committee on Cataloging. The presentation focused on the challenges and different aspects in cataloging of streaming video and audio, filmed and recorded originally in languages spoken in the Middle…
December 1, 2022
Samantha Godbey (University Libraries) and Howard R. D. Gordon (Teaching and Learning), along with colleagues from University of Central Florida and California State University Long Beach, received the Outstanding Symposium Award for their presentation "Success in Publishing: Crafting Publishable Manuscripts for Journals in the Field" at the…
December 1, 2022
Sarah Quigley (Libraries) is part of a team that received a Pocket Burgundy Award from The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to support the writing and publication of a report, "Creating Ethical Temporary Positions in Archives: Best Practices and Case Studies."
November 4, 2022
Carrieann Cahall, Rosan Mitola, Chelsea Heinbach, and Amber Sewell (all Libraries) presented, "State of inclusivity in tutorials: a critical content analysis of tutorials provided by R1 academic libraries," at the Critical Librarianship and Pedagogy Symposium.