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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

May 13, 2022
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) is the co-author of a chapter, "Virtual Chat and Chew: Radical Self-Care for BIPOC Information Professionals," published in the book, Leadership Wellness and Mental Health Concerns in Higher Education. The chapter explores the formation of a weekly virtual forum known as the “Chat & Chew” by the members of the African…
February 14, 2022
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) is the lead author of an article, "We are ML: A Qualitative Case Study on the Medical Library Association’s 2019 Communities Transition," published in the Journal of the Medical Library Association. She is an assistant professor and undergraduate medical education librarian in the School of Medicine Library at the Kirk…
January 21, 2022
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) recently was interviewed on InfoBase's InfoBlog about her service leadership on the Latinx Caucus of the Medical Library Association. Weeks is the interim director of the UNLV School of Medicine Library. 
December 1, 2021
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) is the author of an article, "Proving the Proverbial Gadfly: Situating the Historical and Racial Context of Southern Medical Works by Mary Louise Marshall" in the November issues of the Journal of the Medical Library Association. The article critically re-examines three influential works written by Marshall, the longest-…
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.