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Nevada History Day Research: Home

Plan ahead to ensure your research visit to the UNLV Libraries is successful. This guide introduces how to use the UNLV Libraries and what resources are available to support historical research

Welcome to the UNLV Libraries!

photograph of the Lied Library at night


Register here for Night at the Libraries 2 on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 from 5-6:30PM. This event will be focused on project creation with workshops devoted to creating documentaries, creating websites, creating exhibits, and troubleshooting annotated bibliographies! 


This guide helps History Day teachers and students use the materials, services and resources available at the UNLV Libraries and get more information about our annual Night at the Libraries. The UNLV Libraries is a research library with extensive collections of books, journals, newspapers, government documents, microfilm and manuscripts.

Choose a tab above for information about specific resources and services.

If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact Lonnie Marshall in the UNLV University Libraries Administration Office at 702-895-4517 or in advance. 

Directions to the Lied Library

Please note: By car, Lied Library is only accessible from the intersection of Harmon Ave and Swenson St between Tropicana Ave and Flamingo Rd. Do not turn on to Harmon Ave from Maryland Parkway. Harmon Ave does not continue across UNLV’s campus. Lied Library has no physical street address, but you can use the address 944 E Harmon Ave in your GPS (The address is for the EPA Building directly across the street from the Library.) 

Free parking is available in the S Lot near the intersection of Swenson and Harmon (west side of campus). It is a 5 minute walk to the Lied Library along Harmon Avenue. 

Metered parking is available next to the Lied Library on Harmon Ave as well as in the N Lot. Meters only accept quarters or users can pay using the PayByPhone Parking App

During the regular school year meters are enforced 7:00 am - 7:00 pm Monday - Thursdays; 7:00 am - 1:00 pm Fridays. Reserved and Handicapped parking is enforced 24/7 (fines are severe).

UNLV Map Lied Library & Free Parking

History Day Organizations

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Melissa Bowles-Terry, Head of Educational Initiatives

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Melissa Bowles-Terry

Head of Special Collections & Archives Public Services

Teacher Development & Resources Librarian

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Amanda Melilli
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Teaching & Learning Librarian

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