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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

The suggestions below give basic information about where to study, find help, and get food.  For detailed information about where things are, see the floor plans for Lied Library.

Check out library materials

Many of our physical materials are available for checkout.  Limits on the number of items checked out and borrowing periods will vary.  Library staff at the Circulation Desk are happy to assist you.

Circulation Desk – 1st floor, near the main entrance.  tel:702-895-2111

Assistance with research or library computers

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

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

Space to meet with people

Reserve one of our Group Study Rooms on the 1st floor.  These rooms seat 3 to 6 people comfortably.

Open tables throughout the Library (especially on the 2nd floor) provide comfortable spaces for quiet conversation.

Also, try our coffee shop (see below).

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

Quiet space to concentrate

The 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors of the library feature both quiet and silent areas for quiet study.

Look for areas labeled “Quiet Study” and “Silent Study” on the floor plans for Lied Library.

Space for graduate students

The Graduate & Professional Student Association lounge provides a study and social environment for graduate and professional students and includes a small resource library, copy machine, and a computer lab.

2nd floor.  Swipe your Rebel Card to get in.  tel:702-895-2261

Caffeine and snacks

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf is a great place to grab a snack or meet up with friends.  

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf – first floor, near the main entrance.  tel:702-895-2256

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