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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

woman poses between rows of books in library
People | September 22, 2022

For Emily Powers, some of her most important experiences at UNLV happened outside of the classroom — through the Honors College.

Greenspun Hall auditorium during panel discussion
Business and Community | September 12, 2022

Discussion series hosted by UNLV Libraries and Greenspun College of Urban Affairs brings community together for conversations on ways to address systemic racism and find solutions.

Advertisements for The Outlaw on display as part of the "Script to Screen" exhibit in Lied Library.
UNLV History | September 8, 2022

The "Script to Screen: The Howard Hughes Film Production Records" exhibit on display in the Flo Mlynarczyk Gallery on the third floor of Lied Library.

A close up of an opened book.
Arts and Culture | August 17, 2022

From such a simple prompt can come a bond — to each other and to an institution such as UNLV.

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.

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

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Recent Libraries Accomplishments

August 25, 2022
Cyrus Ford Zarganj (Libraries) delivered the online workshop "Cataloging Middle Eastern Video Recordings using RDA and MARC21" to the Middle East Librarians Association Committee on Cataloging. The workshop covered an introduction to cataloging visual materials in various formats, including VHS, DVDs, and Blu-Ray discs, using RDA standards and the…
August 24, 2022
Andrea Wirth (Libraries) gave two presentations at the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) World Library and Information Congress. She presented the lighting talk, "Repository Content and the SDGs: Making the Connection", and co-chaired the Serials and Other Continuing Resources Section Program, "The Use of…
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…