University Libraries to provide virtual support

Mar. 13, 2020

This message was sent to University of Nevada, Reno academic faculty.

As you make plans for your teaching and research over the next few weeks, please know that the University Libraries are still here to provide you with support.

Upcoming library closures

Spring Break (Mar. 14-22). The University Libraries is announcing that the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library will be closed over Spring Break (Mar. 14-22). Questions can be direct to Tara Radniecki via email.

Sunday, Mar. 15. This Sunday, March 15, the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library and the Savitt Medical Library will be closed.

Library hours and support

Hours may vary for the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the Savitt Medical Library, and the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, so check our hours online. You can learn more about what we are doing to keep our facilities clean and disinfected. If you can’t come to campus, remember that research doesn’t have to stop. Check out our listing of online resources. When prompted, log-in with your NetID to access library resources online.

Teaching & Learning Technologies is here to help with course support. Learn more about strategies for switching to online instruction.

Your librarians are here to help you with online resources for your classes. Librarians can also help by creating online modules and other materials for WebCampus and by holding virtual consultations and instruction through Zoom, WebCampus, email, or phone. In short, please reach out to your librarian with questions. You can also direct your students to the library website where they can click on the name of their librarian to see an option for scheduling a virtual consultation to get help with research papers and projects.

Finally, due to an abundance of caution surrounding the coronavirus, the University Libraries is announcing the cancellation of several spring semester events including:

  • Fascinating Rhythm (April 3)
  • Money Smart Week (April 6)
  • Our workshops in the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library (March 24, April 14 and May 6)

Should these events get rescheduled we will communicate that information out to you as soon as we can. Should you have questions about any of these events please feel free to email Jill Stockton for details.

Finally, don’t hesitate to email Libraries faculty/staff with any questions you may have. We are here to support you.