2021 News Release Archive
“Coming to the Plains: Latin@ Stories from Central Nebraska Oral History Project” Exhibit Opens in Criss LibrarySeptember 23, 2021
This UNK traveling exhibit is on display on the First Floor of Criss Library will run from September 17, 2021- October 20, 2021.
Charting Our Path: Celebrating 50 Years of Black Studies (1971-2021) Exhibit Opens to the PublicSeptember 20, 2021
The exhibit celebrates the 50 years of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha, sharing both the triumphs and turbulent history of one of the oldest Black Studies departments in the nation.
Textbook Mavericks Honorees Fall 2021September 02, 2021
The UNO Libraries are pleased to announce the second cohort of our Textbook Mavericks initiative. The Textbook Mavericks initiative spotlights UNO faculty, staff, students, and donors who take significant actions to advocate for textbook affordability.
Descendants of DeWitty NE exhibit comes to UNO Libraries’ Osborne GallerySeptember 02, 2021
The 25-photo exhibit shares the history of the people of DeWitty, the largest African American homestead settlement in Nebraska. The traveling exhibit is on loan from the Descendants of DeWitty NE organization. The exhibit will run September 1- November 7, 2021.
UNO Gathering and Sharing Voices of Latinx OmahansAugust 27, 2021
Grant awarded to UNO Libraries and the Office of Latino and Latin American Studies.
Spoopy Jam with the CPL and RHO InteractiveAugust 19, 2021
Grow and test your game design skills with other pros, students and newbies in the development community during the third annual Spoopy Jam; Oct. 7-17.
CPL Fall 2021 Services UpdateAugust 19, 2021
To safely meet the needs of the UNO community, the Creative Production Lab is back in action with new hours and service updates.
Omaha 54 and 50 Years of Black Studies Event RecapAugust 19, 2021
The Department of Black Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha is proud to celebrate its 50th anniversary in the 2021-2022 academic year. The Department of Black Studies and UNO Libraries kicked off this important year by honoring the Omaha 54 students on July 28th. View the photos, or watch the event video on this page.
"In-Country, At Home: Hagel and Vietnam" Exhibit Now Open in Criss LibraryAugust 18, 2021
A new exhibit, "In-Country, At Home: Hagel and Vietnam", runs through December 2021, on the first floor of Criss Library.
Fall 2021 Affordable Content Grants: OER@UNOAugust 12, 2021
UNO Libraries is excited to announce the next round of Affordable Content Grants @ UNO. Full or part-time faculty who are interested in converting their courses from traditionally published materials to low or no cost materials are eligible to apply. Application deadline October 1, 2021.
Insert Game Here 2021June 04, 2021
Omaha's freshest game jam and interactive development experience, delightfully mutated for summer fun ; online July 10-18.
CPL Summer 2021 Services UpdateMay 10, 2021
To safely meet the needs of the UNO community, the Creative Production Lab will continue with a remote assistance focus. Core services, software, and equipment are still available for use in an altered format.
Criss Library Announces Extended Hours for Prep and Finals WeeksApril 12, 2021
Need a place to study or work on a final project? Take advantage of extended hours at Criss Library.
Sixth Affordable Content Grant Cohort AnnouncedApril 09, 2021
Affordable Content Grants have been awarded to assist faculty members in transitioning their courses to low or no cost course materials.
Heppler Receives National Council on Public History Book AwardMarch 31, 2021
Digital Engagement Librarian Jason Heppler and co-authors honored with National Council on Public History Award.
You Are Welcome Here!March 25, 2021
The UNO Libraries are dedicated to making changes to eliminate racism, bigotry, bias, and prejudice. We stand with our Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) colleagues and students, and our UNO International Students during this time of grief, emotional stress, and safety concerns.
New Cultural Heritage Exhibit from the Hagel Archives Now Open in Criss LibraryMarch 25, 2021
UNO Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections showcases Legislative Files with an exhibit located on the first floor of Criss Library through August.
“Durango through the Decades” Exhibit Now Open in Criss LibraryMarch 05, 2021
UNO Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections celebrates the 50th birthday of the Maverick mascot with an exhibit located on the first floor of Criss Library, up now through August 20, 2021.
Ostara: Games for Spring 2021March 04, 2021
Omaha's ephemeral game jam for Spring, dedicated to new experiences, experimental dev, and a focus on art as play; online April 10-18.
Preservation Through the PandemicMarch 02, 2021
Archives and Special Collections had volunteers working remotely through the pandemic.
New Environmental Zines Combine Creativity and ResearchFebruary 02, 2021
UNO librarians have a multi-semester collaboration with Introduction to Sociology sections to create zines on environmental topics examined through a social and sociological lens.
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