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Checked Out

By University Libraries
Podcast highlighting the resources, accomplishments and stories of the University Libraries at the University of Nevada, Reno.

The University Libraries embrace intellectual inquiry and innovation, nurture the production of new knowledge, and foster excellence in learning, teaching and research. During each academic year, the Libraries welcomes more than 1.2 million visitors across its network of three branch libraries: the Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, the DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library and the Savitt Medical Library.
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Episode 5 - Virtual Campus Tour

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Episode 11 - Banned Books Week
Checked Out is changing things up for mother[redacted] Banned Books Week! To celebrate, this episode features submissions by listeners reading excerpts from works that have books that have been challenged and censored. Thank you to everyone who submitted! 
October 06, 2020
Episode 10 - 1,000 Miles of Desert and Mountains
In this episode, Sasha and not-Sean, aka Luka Starmer, talk to Robin Monteith and Jeremiah Nelson about the University Libraries' and Washoe County Libraries' project, 1,000 Miles of Desert and Mountains, an exploration of the collection of the same name at UNR's Special Collections and University Archives.
September 17, 2020
Episode 9 & 3/4 - The Libraries in the Time of COVID-19
Sean and Sasha have a quick conversation about some of the new rules and policies meant to keep students, staff, and faculty safe in the UNR Libraries.
September 02, 2020
Episode 9 - TLT 2: The Sequel is Always Better
Sean and Sasha again talk to TLT & IDT! They are joined by Assistant Director of Classroom Technology Greg Gardella and, for the second time, Instructional Designer Kathy Hanselman.
August 21, 2020
Episode 8 - The Basque Library
Sasha and Sean talk to Basque librarian Iñaki Arrieta Baro about the Jon Bilbao Basque Library and its resources.
August 05, 2020
Episode 7 - Digital Services
Sean and Sasha talk to Katherine Dirk from Digital Services about the cool projects they've worked on for the Libraries and for the community.
July 17, 2020
Episode 6 - Reopening
Sasha and Sean talk to Linda Kopecky, Associate Dean of Libraries and Teaching & Learning Technologies at UNR, about the precautions being taken ahead of reopening.
July 02, 2020
Episode 5 - Virtual Campus Tour
Sasha and Sean talk to UNR's Director of Admissions, Steve Maples, and Multimedia Production Specialist Nick Gapp from the Knowledge Center's @One about the University's new 360-degree virtual tour.
June 30, 2020
Episode 4 - Access Services & Discovery Services
Sasha and Sean talk to Rainey Marvin from Access Services and Jazmin Arevalo from Discovery Services about the work that's gone into keeping library resources available for students, staff, and faculty to use while in quarantine.
May 21, 2020
Episode 3 - Teaching & Learning Technologies
In the newest episode of Checked Out, Sasha and Sean interview Kathy from Teaching & Learning Technologies about all the work that went into making campus function remotely.
May 06, 2020
Episode 2 - Peer Research Consultants
Hosts Sean and Sasha interview Tati and Alyssa from Research & Instructional Services at the Knowledge Center about how they've been remotely helping students with the research process.
April 29, 2020
Episode 1 - 3D Printing PPE Equipment
In this first episode of the University Libraries podcast, hosts Sasha and Sean interview Nick and Tara from the University of Nevada, Reno's DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library about how they've been helping the community deal with the pandemic, even in quarantine.  **The University Libraries is fundraising to support this effort. To donate please visit our website.
April 22, 2020