Mission Statement: The Desert Research Institute (DRI) Libraries provide quality information products and services that support research and teaching needs. The libraries acquire, organize, manage and deliver a variety of information resources and systems. The libraries are developed and maintained for the support of the DRI scientists and engineers. They are open to other scholars, both physically and electronically.
Research Support: The DRI Library team supports research requests from DRI Faculty & Staff.
24/7: The libraries are available to Faculty & Staff, 24 hours a day, seven days a week with your ID.
Copier/Scanner: A copier/scanner is available in the Patrick Squires Library (Reno).
Copyright: To learn more about copyright, visit the link, Library of Congress U.S. Copyright Office.
DRI Reports: The DRI Reports are available in the Sulo & Aileen Maki Research Library (Las Vegas).
Institutional Project Assignments (IPA’s): IPA’s are available in print in the libraries.
ISBN: If you have written a book, we will create an International Standard Book Number (ISBN) for you, please complete this form (PDF).
Faculty Senate Meeting Minutes (FSMM): FSMM’s are available in print in the libraries.
Library Cards: If you would like a DRI Library card, please submit a Library Card Registration Form. (PDF) to the library staff.
Meeting Space: The libraries are available for meetings anytime.
Sabbatical Leave Reports (SLR’s): SLR’s are available in print in the libraries.
Classification Schedule: The Library of Congress Classification Schedule is available to assist in locating documents on the shelves, the link to the schedule is: http://www.loc.gov/catdir/cpso/lcco/