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International Students and Scholars - A Guide to the Library

This guide includes general information for important library resources, services, and locations. For in-depth academic research, see the subject guide for your discipline (e.g., anthropology, history, etc.), available at

Our library staff is committed to providing the best possible service.  Some of our most frequently used services are described below.

Borrow items from the library

Most of our library materials are available to check out.  Check out privileges and borrowing periods vary.

If you have questions, contact the Circulation Desk – 1st floor, near the main entrance.  tel:702-895-2111

Borrow cameras, projectors, microphones, and other multimedia equipment

We have equipment available for your class assignments or your personal projects.

See the Library's Technology Lending page for information.  Check out equipment at Lied Library’s 1st floor Circulation Desk.

Lied Library Design Lab

The Lied Library Design Lab Specialist supports the creation of podcasts, music recordings, video presentations, websites and other types of research and creative activity. UNLV students, faculty, and staff are welcome to contact the Specialist to learn more about multimedia production and editing techniques.

Borrow items from other libraries

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) allows UNLV students, staff, and faculty to borrow from other libraries if items are not available at UNLV Libraries.  Most articles arrive within 24 hours, and books arrive within a week.  The Library typically covers all charges for this service.

Details are available here.  Contact the Interlibrary Loan Office – tel:702-895-2152

In-depth research assistance

Schedule an individual research consultation with one of our subject specialist librarians.

Use this form to schedule a research consultation.

Immediate research assistance

The research help desk provides immediate assistance if you have questions about research or about using our computers.

Research and Computer Help Desk – 1st floor, near the escalator.  tel:702-895-2101

Printing and Copying

Printing and copying are available in Lied Library.  Use your RebelCard to pay for each service.

View current printing options and prices.

Services for disabled persons

The library works with UNLV’s Disability Resource Center to accommodate reasonable requests for assistance in obtaining, accessing, and making use of library resources, materials and services.

Details about services and adaptive technologies.

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