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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

Remember sculptor Claes Oldenburg who created UNLV's iconic Flashlight sculpture this month.
Campus News | August 3, 2022

A collection of news stories highlighting university experts’ insights on and contributions to health, environment, and society.

detail of illustration on 1950s El Rancho menu
Campus News | July 11, 2022

“Menus, Theater, and the Marketplace” lecture scheduled July 14.

archival photo of man peering into water
Research | May 12, 2022

A bottomless hole, a tiny fish, and an ongoing preservation legacy that took a UNLV professor all the way to the Supreme Court and created one of North America's most important conservation sites.

We Need to Talk sign on TV screen
Business and Community | March 25, 2022

Latest episode in series presented by UNLV Libraries and Greenspun College of Urban Affairs will examine the hub of Las Vegas’ diverse Latinx communities and its significance in Nevada’s historical timeline.

woman posing outdoors by a wall
People | March 21, 2022

The head of educational initiatives works to develop information literacy skills in students.

code on computer screen
Research | March 15, 2022

Research division hosting event to explore unmet needs and plan for the future of UNLV's computing infrastructure.

Libraries In The News

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.

The Hill
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 expert in research services, and strategic planning for academic libraries
An expert on health literacy.
An expert on the role that libraries play in student learning.
An expert in Nevada photographs and digitization techniques.
An archivist specializing in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada history, and Las Vegas entertainment.
An oral historian and author on preserving family memories.

Recent Libraries Accomplishments

July 26, 2022
Christina Miskey (Libraries) and Allison Bailund (San Diego State University) recently co-authored the chapter "Virtual Spaces: Developing Experiential Learning Opportunities for Online Students" in the published ACRL book Learning in Action: Designing Successful Graduate Student Work Experiences in Academic Libraries.
July 4, 2022
Maggie Farrell (Libraries) concluded her term as American Library Association treasurer at the ALA Annual Conference in Washington, D.C., and was elected to serve as a Councilor-At-Large on ALA Council.
June 17, 2022
Amanda Melilli (Libraries) gave a presentation, "Rainbow Reflections: Exploring LGBTQIA+ Representation in Curriculum Materials Library Picture Book Collections," with Alicia G. Vaandering, University of Rhode Island, and James Rosenzweig, Eastern Washington University, at the 2022 Association of College and Research Libraries New England Chapter…
June 14, 2022
Amanda Koziura (Libraries) wrote a chapter, "Digital Partnerships: Nontraditional Learning Opportunities at the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship," which was published in the book, Embracing Change: Alternatives to Traditional Research Writing Assignments. The chapter discusses applications of digital scholarship methods in the classroom and…
June 13, 2022
Christina Miskey (Libraries), was acknowledged by the ORCID US Community as part of the annual ORCID US Community Awards for her contributions and sharing of her work with ORCID at UNLV. ORCID helps identify authors and contributors of scholarly communication.
June 8, 2022
Claytee D. White (Oral History Research Center) is joining community icons Audry Batiste, Richard Bryan, Rob Dondero, Michael Green, Peter Guzman, John Mowbray, Ted Quirk, Bob Stoldal, and many others on the Board of Directors of The Mob Museum, National Museum of Organized Crime & Law Enforcement. This honor allows her deeper engagement with…