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School of Medicine Library News

The School of Medicine Library provides course support to the schools of Allied Health Sciences, Community Health Sciences, Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Nursing, as well as other clinical or biomedical programs.

Current School of Medicine Library News

Aidy Weeks sitting on couch.
People | September 21, 2020

The university's commitment to diversity drew this health sciences librarian to UNLV.

student seated at a computer terminal in lied library
Campus News | March 16, 2020

Access to Lied Library Is Restricted to UNLV, NSHE-Affiliated Students, Faculty, and Staff in Response to COVID-19

Recent School of Medicine Library Accomplishments

April 27, 2021
Kathryn Houk, Ruby Nugent, Aidy Weeks, and Xan Goodman (Libraries) are among a group of health sciences librarians who will receive President's Awards from the Medical Library Association during the organization's annual meeting in May.  Houk, Nugent, and Weeks will receive the award for their contributions to the MLA Spanish-language COVID-10...
April 22, 2021
Ruby L. Nugent and Aidy Weeks (both Libraries) presented the poster, "UNLV Libraries' Peer Mentor Cohort: A Model for Successful Allyship and Support Amongst Women Faculty" at the 9th Annual Faculty Women of Color Assembly Conference. Nugent and Weeks work in the Health Sciences Library.
April 20, 2021
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) and Jordan Nielsen od Vanderbilt University contributed a paper, "The Library is Open (And Hiring): Toward Conscientious Academic Librarian Hiring Practices," to the Association of College & Research Libraries (2021 Conference. Houk is in the Health Sciences Library.
March 16, 2021
Aidy Weeks (Health Sciences Library) was awarded the 2021 Erich Meyerhoff Prize from the Medical Library Association for her paper, "Proving the Proverbial Gadfly: Situating the Historical & Racial Context of Southern Medical Works by Mary Louise Marshall through a Critical Librarianship Framework." This prize was established in 1956 by Ralph...
September 2, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) been added to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Network Library Board, which provides input and feedback from academic and hospital librarians in the health sciences. She is the graduate medical education liaison library and collections manager at the Health Sciences Library.
August 28, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) had a database review, "A Review of LWW Health Library for Clerkship/Clinical Rotations," published in Doody's Collection Development Monthly, a medical librarian collection development resource. Weeks is with the Health Sciences Library.