Make Silver and Blue the New Green

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Prim Library
The Prim Library is a beautiful and welcoming space for all visitors in beautiful Incline Village, Lake Tahoe. It is well equipped with computers and printers for academic use, study spaces, robust wireless internet service, comfortable lounge areas, and special event spaces. It is also home to the Poetry Center and a Sustainability Collection.

Lead in environmental expertise and campus sustainability

We will expand our leadership in policy, action, education and research for environmental sustainability, both on campus and globally.

A tree with a Basque sheepherder carving on it depicting a man on a horse.

Jon Bilbao Basque Library

Mountain Picassos donated to the Jon Bilbao Basque Library

For decades, Philip and Jean Earl documented the tree carvings created by Basque sheepherders, preserving this unique intersection of art, culture, and nature. In 2022 the Earl Collection of Basque Arborglyphs began their journey to their forever home within the Jon Bilbao Basque Library. The collection, comprising more than 130 wax-on-muslin rubbings made directly from the carvings, has been inventoried by Libraries experts.

Students work in the DeLaMare Mary B. Ansari Map Library.

DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library

Supporting and celebrating sustainability researchers and students

DeLaMare's GIS data services consultations and programming continued to be heavily utilized by and impactful for students and researchers in disciplines working directly on issues of sustainability and the changing environment. More than 60 percent were from disciplines that focus in these critical research areas.

The second annual GIS Day celebration took place in November and was led by the DeLaMare Library’s Data Services team in collaboration with the departments of Natural Resources and Environmental Science and Geography.

GIS Day provided opportunities for researchers to share work produced utilizing GIS, learn from one another, and build the campus community around GIS as a tool for analysis and visualization. Many of the researchers involved come from areas in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, hydrology and other disciplines focused on the changing natural world.