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Graduate and Upper Division Classes
Students in upper divisions, graduate students and faculty use other resources in addition to those mentioned on this web page.
Digital Dissertations Great resource for finding out extent of scholarly research on a particular topic.
Special database that contains books and other materials in libraries worldwide. (11th century-, updated daily). Materials that the library does not possess will have to be ordered through Interlibrary Loan.
Book Review Digest Electronic source 1983 to present. Citations and excerpts of book reviews. Book Review Digest Paper copy available in Lied Library from 1906 to present.
Book Review Index Paper copy available in Lied Library from 1965 to present
Interlibrary Loan For resources you can't find in UNLV Libraries.
Connect to Digital Dissertations http://www.library.unlv.edu/search/databases/index.html
This database contains over 1.5 million entries, providing citations to North American and European dissertations from 1861 forward, with abstracts from 1980 forward. It also provides citations and abstracts for theses from 1988 forward. Titles published since 1997 are usually available in PDF full text digital format and have 24 page previews. Titles that are not available full text may be requested through Interlibrary Loan. Full-text of UNLV theses and dissertations are available from 1996 to the present. For paper copy UNLV theses and dissertations, please consult staff in Lied Library Special Collections Department on third floor.
Connect to Book Review Digest http://www.library.unlv.edu/search/databases/index.html
Select Book Review Digest Plus from the banner at the top of the page. To be indexed, a book must have been published or distributed in the United States or Canada. A work of nonfiction must have received reviews in two or more of the periodicals on the Book Review Digest selection list. A work of fiction must have received reviews in at least three of the periodicals. Reviews of textbooks, government publications, and technical books in law and the sciences are excluded. It indexes 109 principal book-review-containing periodicals, including major newspapers and general-interest magazines, as well as book review journals like Booklist, Choice, and Kirkus.
Connect to Request An Interlibrary Loan Item http://126.96.36.199/screens/ill.html
If you have books, dissertations, journal articles, etc. that are not available at UNLV Libraries, you can request these items through Interlibrary Loan. It may take several weeks to get items so please allow enough time with your research needs to accommodate the time lag. Follow the instructions for requesting a book, journal or other material. Remember to fill in the cancel if not filled by date box. This lets the personnel in Interlibrary Loan know your deadline for getting the material. Be sure to fill in your name and barcode and they will contact you when your material is received.