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Health Sciences Library News

The Health Sciences 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 Health Sciences 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 Health Sciences Library Accomplishments

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.
July 2, 2020
Aidy Weeks (Libraries) was selected as a Medical Library Association 2020 Research Training Institute Fellow. The highly prestigious training institution will be offered in a virtual format this month and will provide high-quality advanced research methods curriculum and learning model, with mentoring and support for one year while fellows...
June 24, 2020
Aidy Weeks, Ruby Nugent, and Mayra Corn (all Libraries) recently published "Special Report: Nuestra Comunidad: Themes and Shared Experiences in a Latinx Librarian Cohort" on the WOC + Lib Blog. Read Part 1, Part 2, Part 3, and the Appendix. Weeks is the graduate medical education liaison librarian and collections manager for the Health Sciences...
May 12, 2020
Xan Goodman and Aidy Weeks (Libraries), along with members of the African American Medical Library Alliance (AAMLA) Virtual Engagement Committee, recently published, "Caucus News: We Did It, You Can Too! Webinar Best Practices and Lessons Learned by the AAMLA Virtual Engagement Committee" in the Medical Library Association's MLAConnect this month...
May 7, 2020
Kathryn Houk (Libraries) will co-present a webinar, "Drawn to Graphic Medicine: Bringing Comics into Medical Librarianship," for the Medical Library Association later this month. The webinar will discuss where graphic medicine came from and why it is valuable, how to start collecting graphic medicine at a library, and how it can integrate into...