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SoM Faculty: Guide to the Library

A guide to acquaint UNLV School of Medicine faculty with the health sciences library at the Shadow Lane Campus.

Welcome

Welcome to the UNLV Libraries' Health Sciences Library!

 

Located at 2040 West Charleston Boulevard, the HSL is available to the School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and to all UNLV health sciences students, faculty, residents, fellows, staff, researchers, and members of the health sciences community.

UNLV Faculty, Residents and Fellows have 24/7 access to our extensive and growing collection of library databases, e-books, e-journals, and more. Please refer to the Important Accounts section below to ensure you are set-up with the proper accounts to take full advantage of our resources.

 

We look forward to assisting you with your teaching and research needs!

Getting Started

Access to the 2040 West Charleston building and the HSL are via programmed cards provided to UNLV faculty, staff and students by their respective schools and departments. Not all appointed faculty may receive after-hours access privileges to the building, and this is not determined by the library. However, if you feel you should have card access but do not, please contact us at hslref@unlv.edu so we can put you in contact with the appropriate person.

 

Card access to the HSL is from 8AM - 5PM, Monday - Friday.

For access between 5PM - 6PM, Monday - Thursday, please knock on the glass entry door and present your ID.

 

In order to ensure full use of the library and it's resources, please make sure you have the following important accounts and numbers set-up and the information stored in a safe but accessible space:

Important Accounts

The ACE Account allows access to computers, software, printing and library resources. It is managed through the University Office of Information and Technology.

  • The School of Medicine's Department of Human Resources determines your need for an ACE Account, so please contact them if you believe you should have one and do not.

If you believe you are having problems with your ACE Account, you can contact the IT Help Desk:

Your RebelCard Account is linked to your NSHE Number (which you receive through HR communications).

Your NSHE number and RebelCash are important for:

  • Using library printers
  • Checking out items from HSL or paging items for delivery from main campus
  • Requesting InterLibrary Loans 

Once you have received your NSHE number, you will be able to login to add money to your RebelCash account using a credit card.

  • Use "forgot password" to create a password for this account

Register for a library barcode in order to check out items from HSL, register for an interlibrary loan account, and request items be delivered to the HSL from main campus.

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