Las Vegas Review Journal – More than just the local newspaper


newsbank special reportsLooking for information on current events in the news? NewsBank (our provider for the Las Vegas Review Journal) has added a new feature called Special Reports. These reports include news articles, images, videos, maps and other useful content grouped for convenience under specific topics and themes. Easily accessible within Las Vegas Review Journal, they enable users to quickly locate information on a specific subject while helping them gain better insight into current global issues and events. Each Report features current and retrospective coverage, and new articles are added daily. There are over 50 Reports to be sure the information you need is always available.

All Special Reports are accessed from the left side bar on the online resource Las Vegas Review Journal menu page or by selecting NewsBank Special Reports from the Library’s Databases A-Z page “N.

This informative video shows you how to find Special Reports, what they are and how they can be used. Please view and share this video with others.

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Got Homework? Use Hot Topics


browse by subjectStart with the Homework Resources subject on the main Hot Topics page.  Here you will find Hot Topics on a variety of subjects including art, language arts, science, mathematics, social studies, history, geography, literature and more! The Librarians have pulled together library databases, Always Available eBooks (reference books you can access 24/7 365 days a year!), videos, live tutoring helping (for FREE!), vetted websites, magazines, newspapers and much more.

See the news – as it actually happened!


The Historical New York Times (1851 – 2009), and the Historical Los Angeles Times (1881 – 1989)

Proquest Historical Newspapers

Let’s Celebrate – National Library Week 2012


It’s National Library Week and we are celebrating!

Start here… help your library win!
During this week – April 8-14, visit the ProQuest Facebook page to enter Las Vegas-Clark County Library District into a drawing for a chance to win a $1,000, $500, or $250. LVCCLD can use it to promote the library, purchase resources, support programs, or whatever. Ask your colleagues and friends to enter to improve LVCCLD’s chance of winning. Official rules are available here.

Next: Try one of the Proquest databases we offer and let us know how you like it! Like our Fan Page, post a comment or like a post on LVCCLD’s Facebook page and then fill out the form on our Facebook’s Love Your Library tab and we will enter you in the Library’s Love Your Library grand prize drawing for a four packet of VIP tickets to Madame Tussauds Las Vegas.

Thank you for your support!

Finding Las Vegas Newspaper Articles


Interested in Las Vegas history?

Reading old newspapers is one way to do it.  The Virtual Library has the Las Vegas Review Journal  and the Las Vegas Age available online.  The Las Vegas Library also has the Las Vegas Review Journal and The Sun available on microfiche. Watch Tom Hawley’s Video Vault – Library Research for more information about these great library resources.