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Brookings Mountain West is a partnership between UNLV and the Brookings Institution, the world's leading think tank, based in Washington, D.C. This initiative brings Brookings' high-quality, independent, and impactful research to a wide range of issues facing the dynamic Intermountain West region.
Documents from the Nevada governor's office can be found on the second floor next to the tutoring area at the call number range 29-L52.
State and Local Documents
Records and reports published by the state and by certain Clark County or City of Las Vegas agencies can be found on the second floor near the tutoring area. Use the library Quick Search and try an organization name, for example: Clark County Dept. of Aviation, Clark County School District.
Call Number: Gov't documents (next to Tutoring) 29-A5A/4
Publication Date: 1939-1949 available in print only
The appendix compiles all the biennial reports made by various state agencies and officials to the Nevada legislature. These are substantial primary sources that have both narratives and data about everything that was regulated in any way by the state: education, embalming, insurance, mining, the sheep commission, the university system and more.
The Nevada Electronic Legislative Information System (NELIS) is a tool on the Legislative website for viewing Bill Draft Requests (BDRs) and content of bills, committees, committee meetings, budgets, and floor sessions from the 2017 session forward.
The Las Vegas City Commission Records (1911-1960) is comprised of materials from the original Las Vegas City Commission. Includes minutes that served as the official record of the proceedings of all Las Vegas City Commission meetings from 1911-1960. There are also three volumes of City of Las Vegas ordinances dating from 1911 to 1958, one volume of legal documents from 1944-1945 and two large volumes containing an alphabetical subject index to the topics covered in the minutes. Other materials cover the period 1921 to 1946 and include minutes, resolutions, ordinances, correspondence, financial records, proclamations and other documents related to city business.
Social Explorer is an online research tool designed to provide quick and easy access to current and historical U.S. census data and demographic information.
The easy-to-use web interface lets users create maps and reports to better illustrate, analyze and understand demography and social change. In addition to being a comprehensive data resource, Social Explorer also offers features and tools to meet the needs of both demography experts and novices. It creates reports at all geographic levels including the state, county, census tract, block group, zip code and census place. Included are over 18,000 maps, hundreds of profile reports, 40 billion data elements, 335,000 variables and 220 years of data.
First time users must register with their UNLV email address. The account will need to be renewed each June.
MyResearcher is a data-tracking and information reporting tool created by Applied Analysis with Las Vegas and Clark County area statistics as well as detailed gaming statistics from across the United States..
MyResearcher allows users to search millions of economic, fiscal, social and environmental metrics, tracking and trending the ones that matter most to them. MyResearcher has Las Vegas and Clark County area statistics as well as detailed gaming statistics from across the United States.