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Asian Studies

Welcome to the Asian Studies library guide. You will be able to access research materials and find information about library services and resources

Librarian

Kate Wintrol
Contact:
Lied Library 1186
702-895-2124

Special Collections

Special Collections has many interesting, rare and specialized documents pertaining to Las Vegas history, gaming and UNLV.

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Asian Studies at UNLV

Another way to find books & everything else - Quick Search

Quick Search will look for books, journal and magazine and newspaper articles and even materials from Special Collections. Searches will return many hits, sometimes too many.

A few tips for using Quick Search

  • Use the "Refine your search" tabs on the left hand side of the page
  • These tabs will allow you to limit by books, journal articles or to exclude newspaper articles
  • You can also limit to scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles
  • Also, notice in the results list, each entry has two small icons in the right hand corner
  • The icon with a box and a plus sign allows you to format and email the citiation

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Research tips

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