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First Generation Students- A UNLV Libraries Guide

Resources to help first-generation students navigate the UNLV libraries.


Hi there! The UNLV Libraries would like to congratulate you on being the first in your family to attend college. Navigating higher education can be intimidating and to help you feel better supported, we have created this guide. The resources and information included in this guide have been tailored to the needs of first-generation students. If you have any questions, please contact Rosan Mitola, Outreach Librarian and Interim Department Head, Educational Initiatives.

Exploring the Guide

Explore the Guide by navigating through the red tabs at the top of the page.

  • "Getting Started" has information about all of our libraries 
  • "Research" will connect you with our team of expert librarians to assist you with your questions
  • "Services" contains resources like subject librarian links, tutoring, and course reserves
  • "Tutorials" provides access to our video tutorials to help you further develop your research skills
  • "Technology" provides information about the technology available to you as a student
  • "Career" contains resources about how to make career advancements for your future
  • "Entertainment" has information library resources that support your personal interests
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