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Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center

Location:
University of Nevada, Reno
Reno, NV 89557
Alternate Name(s):
  • UNR Mathewson IGT Knowledge Center
Type(s):
Subtype(s):
Opened: 2008-08-11
Theme: Library/learing center
Cost: $77,300,000
Size (sq. ft.): 296766
Firm(s):
Owners: State of Nevada Public Works
Funders: Chuck Mathewson and International Game Technology
Contractors: Architect: Hershenow + Klippenstein Architects
Interior Designers: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini LTD
Landscape Architect: Dekker/Perich/Sabatini LTD
Building Materials: Structural steel frame, brick veneer, cast stone, metal roofing, single-ply roofing, aluminum curtain wall
URL (bibliographic): http://www.knowledgecenter.unr.edu/
Description: Five-Story

Boasts more than one million volumes of books and published journals, 20,000 electronic journals and thousands of e-books, close to 300 research databases, a high-tech automated book retrieval system, spacious reading rooms with quite study areas, computing and dataworks laboratories, smart class rooms and conference rooms, state of the art computer and wireless systems throughout, and a 170-seat auditorium.
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: "Nevada Best of 2008: UNR Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center." Southwest Contractor. December 2008: 72.

Robbins, Melanie. "Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center melds new with old, ushering in a digital age." Nevada Silver & Blue. Fall 2008: 2-4.