Successful Semester

Your Successful Semester Starts Here

Student and Faculty Success Begins at the Libraries

In need of lendable technology? The Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center’s @One and the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library offer a wide variety of lendable technology and media equipment, as well as tech support for 3D printing, statistics, video and audio editing and much more.

For more information please see the list of resources and services available below. The Libraries looks forward to helping you achieve your goals this academic year!

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Research and Instructional Services

Individual Consultations

Drop by a library help desk located on the second floor of the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center to get assistance from library staff and peer research consultants. Assistance is also available remotely via chat and email. Students are welcome to personalized research consultations with librarians in advance. To make an appointment, contact your subject librarian and click on the librarian’s name to access their calendar. Consultations are delivered either in person or remotely through Zoom or by phone. 

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Meet our peer research consultants

Library Workshops

Faculty can request specialty workshops on research tools or strategies for classes or groups, delivered either in person or online. Frequent workshop topics include:

  • Citation Management (Endnote Basic, Mendeley, or Zotero)
  • Graduate Student Research Toolbox
  • Data Management
  • Developing an Online Scholarly Profile
  • GIS
  • Makerspace Tools
  • Professional Posters and Presentations

Complete the workshop request form to schedule a workshop for a class.

Request a Library Workshop

WebCampus Modules

Librarians have created short modules in WebCampus that can be easily downloaded into an online class. Modules include optional quiz questions. Some examples include:

  • APA, Chicago, and MLA styles
  • Evaluating sources
  • Finding sources
  • Avoiding plagiarism (in ALA or MLA styles)
  • Generating a research question
  • Searching for primary sources

See the full list of online modules or contact your subject librarian to request to have a library module or tutorial created for a specific class or assignment.

View a full list of online modules

Research Guides

Library research guides highlight discipline or course-specific library resources. They are linked in WebCampus courses for easy access by students as they work on their assignments.

Meet Your English Composition Librarians

Librarians are available to help you with your research and english composition needs.

Technology and Media Services

Materials You Need for Your Classes

Ebooks and Streaming Media

University Libraries provide access to numerous ebooks and streaming videos that can be used for classes. Faculty can search for resources through OneSearch on the library homepage. Some library ebooks and streaming videos have limited availability, so contact your subject librarian to make sure that the resource you’re interested in will be fully available.

Primary Source Material

Special Collections and University Archives holds thousands of collections of unique manuscripts, documents, and records, all providing rich primary resources that document Nevada and Western history. Librarians and archivists can help you integrate primary sources into your courses. Contact your subject librarian or email specoll@unr.edu for assistance.

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