The Prim Library located in the Sierra Nevada University campus
Preserving the online legacy of Sierra Nevada University

Learn about efforts at the University Libraries to capture, preserve, and supply access to archived web content from Sierra Nevada University

Data table from Wheeler Survey field notebook no. 22, showing hand written readings.
Uncovering hidden historical data

Learn how you can find digital historical records for data-driven research in our collections.

Bureau of Land Management personnel use a helicopter to herd a group of wild horses.
Wild Horses and Burros Documents Available Online

A complex project to preserve documents about a crucial issue in the American West.

Historical photogtaph of Edward Church pulling his sleigh of gear while on a snow survey.
Key parts of the James Edward Church Papers Digitized

Historic snow sample notebooks and images now online

Three people stand in an underground cave observing a section of the cave’s interior wall that was part of an archaeological dig in 1979-80
@One experts create immersive Hidden Cave VR experience

The VR experience was created in collaboration with the Churchill County Library and Churchill County Museum.

“Merry Wink” neon sign image provided the Neon in Nevada project
University Libraries celebrate Artown 2021

More than five events offered between July 16 and July 30

Thin section of brecciated quartz appears on a black background. Colors in the image appear as silvery, blue tones with flecks of black throughout
Collaboration key in University Libraries new “Thin Sections” collection

Community Collection available for browsing online, featured in new Libraries exhibit

Group of seven miners stand at the entrance of a mine located in Nevada
New University Libraries exhibit available for viewing in-person, online

"Nuggets: Short Stories About Nevada Mining" features narratives from robust collection of mining materials

Sample of a letter from Henry dated January 29th, 1864 from the Henry & Nellie Mighel Correspondence crowdsourced transcription project
Captain Henry Sends His Love: Crowdsourcing the transcription of Henry & Nellie Mighels’ Correspondence

The University Libraries Special Collections department highlights Library Lovers Month with unique, collaborative project

A collage of five images from the 1000 Miles of Desert and Mountain Diaries. Images included show four people sitting outside of a rustic tent; scenes from the landscape; a scene of a main street in Las Vegas; and an image of two burros wearing packs.
George and Josephine Go Virtual: A New Project Brings Their 1914 Adventure to Life

A composite image of rock thin section, in both regular light and cross-polarized light.
New Library Digital Collection: Thin Sections

Unique rock samples added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive

Image of a man standing next to a donkey.
University Libraries launches 1,000 Miles project

Students invited to participate on a virtual adventure

Image of trestle taken from roof of concentrator at the Consolidated Copper facility.
New Library Digital Collection: Consolidated Copper Photo Albums

Valuable Record of Mining History in Nevada Added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive

An image of a map including part of the shore of Lake Tahoe. The map features plat delineations and numerous handwritten annotations.
New Library Digital Collection: State Land Office Maps

Rare General Land Office Maps added to the Libraries’ Digital Archive