Ever committed to preserving the history of Nevada and the U.S. Senate, Reid entrusted the University, particularly the University Libraries, with the honor of stewarding his papers.
A complex project to preserve documents about a crucial issue in the American West.
Historic snow sample notebooks and images now online
The VR experience was created in collaboration with the Churchill County Library and Churchill County Museum.
More than five events offered between July 16 and July 30
'I look forward to building on the strong foundation of the University Libraries and harnessing their creative energy and expertise'
Community Collection available for browsing online, featured in new Libraries exhibit
"Nuggets: Short Stories About Nevada Mining" features narratives from robust collection of mining materials
Preserving Nevada’s History of Environmental Activism
University Libraries partner with Cambridge University Publishing to provide free open access publishing to university members.
Web-based book display, “Confronting Environmental Challenges,” contains 24 curated works on various aspects of the current climate crisis, and other threats to the natural world.
Two zoom sessions will be held for participants in both America and the Basque Country
Marjorie L. Sill Papers Now Available
Funding from Google helps students connect to the internet for school and work.
Author Steven Nightingale and poet Vogue Robinson welcomed into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame family.
Richard C. Sill papers are now available for use in the library's Special Collections and University Archives.
James D. Yoakum Papers Ready for Use
In 1908, James Church’s interest in snow and the mountains led to the invention of the snow sampler, a device that greatly advanced the development of snow science
The University Libraries’ North American Women’s Letters and Diaries database offers an unparalleled view of women in history.
Do you have a New York Times account? You might need to renew access
A Unique Type of Literature Review
Virtual Trivia Night, Feb. 11, and virtual documentary film screening of “The Last Angel of History,” Feb. 12. All students welcome to participate.
Western Shoshone Defense Project Featured in University Libraries New Mining Exhibit
The University Libraries Special Collections department highlights Library Lovers Month with unique, collaborative project
University Libraries and Nevada Writers Hall of Fame to host free, virtual writing workshop for writers of all ages and abilities on April 24 following the success of fall 2020 programming
With more than 800,000 items stored and millions of items delivered MARS recently received its first large-scale upgrade since the opening of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center.
Two virtual Commencement ceremonies will be streamed this Saturday to honor Spring, Summer and Winter 2020 graduates
Unique rock samples added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive
The UNR Libraries added the ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Nevada Collection database, providing access to historic issue of the Reno Gazette Journal dating from 1876 to 2008.
Free Zoom event Nov. 12, 7 p.m., to highlight, celebrate Nevada writers
Peer Research Consultants provide research help to fellow students in-person, over the phone, and on chat.
Faculty, staff members read passages from their favorite banned book on latest episode of "Checked Out!"
Librarians can provide either online or in-person research consultations for students working on class assignments.
LibKey Discovery, LibKey Link, LibKey.io and LibKey Nomad make remote research easy for library users
The University Libraries provide instructional workshops on many topics you might not expect.
Students invited to participate on a virtual adventure
All University students, faculty and staff welcome. Advanced registration via Zoom required.
Special Collections and University Archives and the Jon Bilbao Basque Library contain hundreds of thousands of primary sources for use in class assignments
Face coverings required, updated food policy, increased sanitization efforts, and new hours of operation
Valuable Record of Mining History in Nevada Added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive
By the Numbers: 300 faculty trained, 70 new classroom tech systems installed, +230 classrooms outfitted for HyFlex
“The pandemic is a shared experience. It is a global event like nothing we have seen before.” - Iñaki Arrieta Baro said.
University develops first college ranking system that measures the value added by each institution to the student’s graduation and post-college financial success
Podcast takes in-depth look at the digitization work done to help support academic success both on and off campus
Rare General Land Office Maps added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive
Beginning July 6 University users can visit the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, Savitt Medical Library in-person, with limited access; masks required to enter
No-cost and open textbooks help guarantee students access to needed educational material, especially in a virtual format
University of Nevada, Reno, National Historical Society and UNLV awarded grant to digitally archive area’s iconic history
A lot of behind-the-scenes work, creativity and collaboration
“Coming from a team that specializes in media production and digital content, it's a special honor to be part of this peer-reviewed, published study." -Luka Starmer
Resources provide coverage of the effects of COVID-19 on K-12 and higher education
University Libraries' new podcast Checked Out! talks with TLT
Social media outreach effort featured on the Basque Library's Facebook page showcases unique photographs housed in the Basque Library's digital archive
"We are a really great resource for students. We may not be on campus, but we're still here to help you!" Alyssa Campbell, student Peer Research Consultant for the University Libraries
First episode features an in-depth look at the University's interdisciplinary effort to 3D print PPE for rural healthcare workers in Nevada
How to find free-to-use art images available via the University Libraries and beyond.
Librarians provide tips, tricks to assist students, campus community in identifying fake news related to COVID-19
The University Libraries, as a member of HathiTrust, is providing Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books
Researchers, faculty and staff respond to the call for resources and deploy makerspace resources to support our healthcare heroes
Birds of North America is now Birds of the World!
The grant was awarded to the University Libraries to provide research funding to test the accessibility of open textbooks
Have questions related to teaching effectively online? Join TLT for a Zoom webinar this Friday.
The popular life sciences and biomedical database gets a redesign.
Libraries remain committed to user health and well-being
Business databases IBISWorld and Mintel were recently redesigned! Check them out!
A Survey of the Millions of Audio/Visual Resources You Can Access at the Knowledge Center.
The Community and University Archivist is a member of the Special Collections and University Archives Department within the University Libraries serving a vital role in assisting the University to foster its unique identity and sense of place, and document its significance to Nevada, the region and the world.
Kopecky to ensure Libraries is highly engaged in meeting teaching, research needs of Carnegie R1 university; support the Libraries' Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) committee; and provide leadership for the Libraries' learning-centered service model encouraging student engagement, experiential learning and knowledge
Publishers and funders, including Springer Nature, agree to make coronavirus research openly available.
Join the University Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives Department on February 28th for a "Last Chance" talk and guided tour
Historical directories added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive
VR Sessions feature 360 Video, Photogrammetry, 3D Modeling, the Unreal Game Development Software, and Unity Game Development Software
Celebrate Black History Month with the University Libraries.
Celebrate International Women's Day by making Wikipedia more inclusive by adding and improving pages for women
Beginning Jan. 27, the University Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives Department will be available to researchers and users on Monday's by appointment only. Tuesday through Friday hours remain the same, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Users and researchers are welcome to drop-in anytime Tuesday through Friday.
Demographical database currently on trial through the University Libraries until December 31, 2020.
Automated workflows, analytics, powerful integrations, and customizations will transform the patron and library staff experience.
Redesigned space, enhanced support structure, experiential learning key to the development of new knowledge
A browser extension tool that facilitates access to articles available through the University Libraries.
To book a study room inside the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center visit library.unr.edu or call 775-682-5684
Unique Nevada documents added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive.
Experience VR like never before at the Libraries annual VR|AR Meet-Up Nov. 1, 3-5 p.m. Faculty will present research projects that incorporate VR or AR technology in their work.
3D printers, 3D scanners, hand tools, soldering supplies, a sewing machine, laser cutters all available to university students, faculty, staff, and community members
The University Libraries offer online databases on the subject of the state of Nevada.
Contemporary music online database added to the University Libraries' collection.
Luka Starmer & Laura Rocke invited to Elko, Nev. to document, preserve more than 40 murals
VR Sessions feature 360 Video and Photo Creation, Photogrammetry, 3D Modeling, Unreal Game Development Software, and Unity Game Development Software
More than 700 popular reading titles available to students, faculty via the University Libraries
Induction into The Nevada Writers Hall of Fame acknowledges a lifetime achievement in writing
Subject librarians train students to find credible resources in a vast sea of information
Collection provides research opportunities for users wanting to understand Laxalt’s former legislative role
Special Collections, Jon Bilbao Basque Library recently invited a specialist in to evaluate how the departments are storing valuable materials
A leadership meeting focused around research and technology was hosted at the University for the first time.
Cyberinfrastructure Day 2019 highlighted where we are and where we are going with research technology support
University Libraries' Michelle Rebaleati presented her “Big Idea Worth Spreading” at the recent TEDxUniversityofNevada event
Academic researchers to converse with University leadership and technology providers about campus research technology support
VR Sessions feature 360 Video and Photo Creation, Photogrammetry, 3D Modeling, Unreal Game Development Software, and Unity Game Development Software
On March 1, 1869, Nevada made history by becoming first state to ratify 15th amendment
University Libraries Building Operations created a new study space for students on the 3rd floor, southwest side of the building.
The exhibit focuses on the contrasting environments found in Nevada and the Great Basin, and the relationship of the environment to its living inhabitants including humans, animals, and plants.
University Libraries @One staff to offer a variety of free, interactive lessons walking students through the complete process of designing, creating, and ordering an academic poster
The Symposium was designed to help debunk popular myths that surround the scholarly publishing process. More than 70 graduate students and faculty attended the event.
Inaugural program focused on innovative approaches to using technology to promote learning
University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno, along with UNR Med, Renown and several University Departments are working together to revolutionize nursing and medical education at Nevada.
He is the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame inductee
"Writing helped me sort through my life," Wilson said. "It helped me think about important events and taught me to interpret and reinterpret things."
HathiTrust is a partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.
University of Nevada, Reno preps for Ignite Integrity Week with a creative contest demonstrating what integrity means to students
Meet 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen honoree Jared Stanley
Robert Leonard Reid is the 2018 Hall of Fame inductee
University Libraries Burning Inquiry event scheduled for Thursday, May 3, at 6 p.m. inside the Wells Fargo Auditorium located on the first floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center at the University of Nevada, Reno.
From personal investing, to setting budgets, saving money, negotiating a salary and more University students are encouraged to get smart about their money
Zabarte is Principal Man for the Western Bands of the Shoshone Nation, a member of the Native American Action Council and member of the United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission Yucca Mountain Licensing Support Network Advisory Review Panel
University Libraries looking for 10 high school juniors with a passion for digital media technologies to apply for and participate in Smallwood Multimedia Boot Camp
Maialen Lujanbio Zugasti, Miren Artetxe Sarasola to lecture & and perform bertsolaritza in advance of 34th Annual National Cowboy Poetry Gathering in Elko, Nev.
Presentations represented a variety of disciplines, including sustainable plant production and street art in virtual reality
Annual event honors Nevada's finest writers, and serves as a stimulus to encourage excellence among emerging writers in the Silver State
30th Annual event honors Hall of Fame Inductees Donald Revell and Terri Farley and Silver Pen Recipient Michael Branch
@Reality will provide the University community with a dedicated space, equipment, software and expertise to properly support experimentation, exploration of virtual reality and augmented reality mediums
Professors Deborah Boehm and Carolyn White to discuss Burning Man-related academic research
More than 700 research theses now available for free to the public, researchers, students, industry professionals & government entities
Exhibit features letters from 1850 – 1944 from people who lived in or traveled through Nevada
Technology leader Switch provides critical data-ecosystem infrastructure to power Pronghorn, the University's new cluster, and the regional economy
Jon Bilbao Basque Library partners with Sparks Museum & Cultural Center to showcase Basque sheepherders lives in the wilderness
Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth unites engineers, artists, scientists, crafters to share their hobbies, experiments and projects
Edan Strekal’s section is titled, “The 'First Friend': The Political Bond of Ronald Reagan and Paul Laxalt”
Tara Radniecki, engineering librarian in the DeLaMare Science & Engineering Library, is the lead researcher from Nevada working on the project.
With a strong foundation, team in place Miller is dedicated to moving the department forward
“Gernika: Voices After the Bombs” on display until October 2017
Join a panel of community members, burners, artists and art lovers as they discuss the role of public art in our community
Interactive storymap highlights multitude of stories inside the University Arboretum including its history, ecology, and walking tree tours.
Explore the history and legacy of the Nugget over its more than 50-year history in Sparks, Nevada
University Libraries and the Reno Collective host one of 30 nationwide events Saturday, April 22
Students, developers and entrepreneurs invited to build things, have fun
Improvisational poets battle it out every four years
Open Education Week takes place March 27-31 and aims to raise awareness about free and open educational resources
In celebration of Women’s History Month, University Libraries launched an interactive story map, titled ‘History of Women at Nevada.’
‘A Pictorial History of the University of Nevada, Reno’ organized around themes of learning, discovery and engagement
University Libraries compiles more than 100 years-worth of athletics photos and videos just in time to celebrate Homecoming
The 29th annual event will also recognize up-and-coming Nevada author, Tod Goldberg for his work
The University of Nevada Press is releasing six new books this season on topics ranging from Reno history to Basque innovators. Learn more!
‘Political veterans’ Patricia Cafferata, Neena Laxalt among panelists
'I always knew in my heart what I was going to do' with papers, Sen. Reid says
The site will better address the needs of students, faculty and staff, making it easier to find what they are looking for online
A new political exhibit by Special Collections and Archives opens at the University
DeLaMare librarian selected as the Nevada representative at the National Makers Fair
Annual 'Day at the Museum' event to open 11 Museum District locations to the community
University of Nevada, Reno Special Collections and University Archives offers a new digital collection of materials showcasing Paul Laxalt and Ronald Reagan’s friendship
Campus exhibits explore a series of perspectives, from historic context to contemporary art
November recognized as Native American Heritage month
The 28th annual event will also recognize two up-and-coming Nevada authors for their work
University of Nevada, Reno Innevation Center, ‘Powered by Switch,’ will propel innovation, economic impact
National grant supported the creation of online exhibition
Students and faculty represent University of Nevada, Reno at National and Capitol Hill Maker Faire
The library receives recognition for its creative environment and evolution of library space
New exhibit to open with a presentation by distinguished Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe members
Public access to significant Native American collection will open by October 2015 in the University of Nevada, Reno Special Collections Department
Nevada writers honored at the University of Nevada, Reno on Thursday, Nov. 13
Two simultaneous University of Nevada, Reno events offer students, faculty and staff the opportunity to participate in statewide, record-setting sing-along
Melodrama production, history conference highlight a year-long series of University events and activities commemorating Nevada’s sesquicentennial
National grant to support creation of the most thorough portrayal of Reno’s divorce industry
University of Nevada, Reno, along with City of Reno and community representatives, highlight green efforts taking place on campus and throughout the City as part of Summer of Sustainability’s Bus Tour
University libraries offer makerspaces rich with possibility by providing new technology and tools that enable design, prototype and creation
University of Nevada, Reno project showcases conservation efforts on campus and in the community through multiple events and exhibits
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center listed as a must see college attraction
Smallwood Multimedia Boot Camp now in its fourth year at the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
Mobile app coordinated by University of Nevada, Reno’s Special Collections features a special University section
Themed days filled with educational displays, interactive exhibits and tree-planting ceremony celebrate the Earth all week; activities kick-off Summer of Sustainability Program on campus
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center offers second exhibit leading up to Nevada’s 150th anniversary
Series of Special Collections exhibits and events by Athletics, History and School of Medicine celebrate the Silver State’s 150 years
Both honorees take responsibilities to the next level
Pet a pooch at the Knowledge Center and engineering puzzles at the DeLaMare are student favorites
Both awardees go beyond job description to help campus.
Distinguished history professor emeritus will be inducted Nov. 14
Filmed and produced by Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center staff, the film highlights teamwork between archeologists and the Fallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribe
“Robert Laxalt: Story of a Storyteller” sheds light into the less illuminated corners of Laxalt’s personal and career sagas
Five festival events hosted on campus
Special Collections at the University of Nevada, Reno Libraries creates The Art of Gaming+ exhibit
Smallwood Foundation provides grants for one-of-a-kind program at Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
Knowledge Center’s Special Collections exhibit brings Nevada education to life
Manuscripts and Archives Librarian in Special Collections joins Institute of Museum and Library Services Board
2013 marks numerous anniversaries for the University of Nevada, Reno
University of Nevada, Reno tree, perhaps largest book tree ever, makes good use of beautiful old books
Wednesday’s concert to raise money for University of Nevada, Reno’s recording department
Author and founder of the Center for Basque Studies to be inducted at the University Nov. 8
University of Nevada, Reno Art Professor Joseph Delappe displays statue he made of his Gandhi avatar
Machine builds three-dimensional plastic model from computerized drawing of an object
July 8 free opening reception includes music by 1960s Bay-area psychedelic rock band, Sopwith Camel
Fourth consecutive year University course has received the award
Library technician Nick Crowl’s photography shows that the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center is more than just books
University of Nevada, Reno celebrates Earth Week
Tree made with books may be largest ever built
Meet Joe and Leola, who fell in love on campus nearly 100 years ago
Mitchell to be inducted at the University of Nevada, Reno Nov. 17
Shows work of local artists who experimented with art styles and lifestyles out of Nevada’s mainstream
Smallwood Foundation provides grant for Knowledge Center’s Boot Camp and university scholarship
Third consecutive year University has received the award
Special Collections preserves, stores and collects thousands of documents
Retrieval system increases student access to resources