Collections

Ansari Map Library
A large and diverse collection of over 136,000 maps of Nevada, the U.S., and the world. The Library houses the Regional Federal Depository map collection.
Basque Library
Many English-language resources and the best books and films on Basque topics in Basque, Spanish, and French. A strong research collection on Basques in the U.S.
Digital Collections
Photograph collections, maps, historic documents, and more.
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Photograph Collection
Search Special Collections' archive of 200,000 images that document life in Nevada and this region from the 1860s. Many photos are featured in Digital Projects.
Special Collections
Preserves and provides access to historically-significant papers, manuscripts, photographs, memorabilia, and books about Nevada and the Great Basin.
University Archives
Preserves and provides access to historically-significant records, photographs, papers and memorabilia about the University of Nevada, Reno and the Nevada System of Higher Education.

Websites

Keck Earth Sciences and Mining Research Information Center
Access specialized bibliographic databases, scientific visualization and modeling packages, and geospatial data resources, on-site and from your remote desktop.
Nevada in Maps
Historic and contemporary maps, and unique collections of highway maps and plats.
Nevada Inventors Database
Find United States patents issued to Nevada residents from the 1860s through 1931. The database will eventually cover patents issued through 1975.
Nevada Writers Hall of Fame
The life and works of Nevada's finest writers who have been honored at a gala annual event organized by the Friends of the University Libraries.
Sheepherders of Northern Nevada: A Multimedia Exhibit
The story of the Sheepherders of Northern Nevada, told in photographs, tree carvings, art, interviews, videos, music, books and articles.
Tahoe Research, Scholarship & Outreach
Learn about scholarly and creative activities of University faculty. Browse our collections of photos, art, historic documents, maps, and streaming videos.