01/24/13: ATOMIC COMICS selected as Choice "Outstanding Academic Title" Atomic Comics has been chosen by Choice magazine as on of its "Outstanding Academic Titles 2012". As the magazine says, "This prestigious list reflects the best in scholarly titles reviewed by Choice and brings with it the extraordinary recognition of the academic library community.”
The criteria for this recognition include:
-overall excellence in presentation and scholarship
-importance relative to other literature in the field
-distinction as a first treatment of a given subject in book or electronic form
-originality or uniqueness of treatment
-value to undergraduate students
-importance in building undergraduate library collections
10/30/12: William A. Douglass to be inducted into the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame As the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame celebrates its 25th year, William A. Douglass, world-renowned scholar of Basque heritage and culture and founder of the Center for Basque Studies at the University of Nevada, Reno, will be inducted at the annual Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Awards, 6-8 p.m., Nov. 8 at the University's Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center. Douglass is the author of Amerikanuak: Basques in the New World. Elizabeth Raymond, a cultural historian and professor at the University and co-editor of Comstock Women , will receive the Silver Pen Award.
06/06/12: Cross Over Water Wins 2nd Place in the 2012 International Latino Book Awards Richard Yanez's novel, Cross Over Water took second place in the 2012 International Latino Book Awards in the category, "Best Novel - Adventure/Drama - English." Click here for more information.
05/29/12: Liberty Lanes Named a Finalist in the 2012 High Plains Book Awards Robin Troy's novel, Liberty Lanes has been named a finalist for the Fiction category in the Parmly Billings Library's 2012 High Plains Book Awards. Winning authors will be announced at the High Plains Book Award banquet, on Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the Yellowstone Art Museum in Billings, Montana. Click here for more information.
04/10/12: Cross Over Water Named a Finalist in ForeWord's Book of the Year Awards Richard Yanez's novel, Cross Over Water has been named a finalist in ForeWord's Book of the Year Awards in the category of multicultural fiction. Click here for more information.
09/06/11: Marching Students Wins 2011 AESA Critics' Choice Book Award Marching Students: Chicana and Chicano Activism in Education, 1968 to the Present
has been named to the list of books for the 2011 Critics' Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA). The Critics’ Choice Award serves to recognize and increase awareness of recent scholarship deemed to be outstanding in its field and of potential interest to members of the Association. For more information about the award, click here.
07/05/11: Ronald H. Limbaugh's, Tungsten in Peace and War, 1918-1946 Wins the Mining History Association's 2011 Spence Award Ronald H. Limbaugh's, Tungsten in Peace and War, 1918-1946 has been named a winner of the 2011 Spence Award, presented by the Mining History Association.