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Information Nevada: Subject Requests

Subject Requests

Information requests that cannot be answered through resources available at the local library may be referred to NSLAPR. The NSLAPR Reference Department will take reference questions over the telephone. Use the toll-free telephone number (1-800-922-2880) when calling from outside of the Reno-Carson City area.  Or, send the request via email to When making these subject requests, provide as much information as possible, such as:

Nature of the subject -                        Be as specific as possible; describe it in detail; include keywords, ‘buzzwords’, concepts, and any other relevant terms. Include too much information rather than not enough

Type/amount of material needed -    Books, articles, etc. topics - in depth or general particular time periods

Other general requirements -            Reason for request (if given); patron’s level of knowledge in subject area; is patron willing to pay or not; what materials have already been provided or used; where information has already been sought.

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NSLAPR strives to ensure all website users have complete access to our online content.  NSLAPR's Website Team is continuously working on making our website compliance more robust.  

NSLAPR welcomes comments on how to improve our website's accessibility for users with disabilities. If site visitors interfacing with our website, they should contact the Website Team. The e-mail to the Website Team should include the nature of the accessibility problem; the preferred format in which to receive the materials; the web address of the requested materials; and the contact information for the site visitor. 

Nevada State Library, Archives
and Public Records

100 N. Stewart Street
Carson City, NV 89701

Telephone: (775) 684-3339

Library Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3360
Information and Reference: (775) 684-3360
Government Publications: (775) 684-3332
Fax: (775) 684-3330
Ask a Librarian

Library Development

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3311

Talking Books

Telephone: (775) 684-3367
Fax: (775) 684-3355


Telephone: (775) 684-3310
Fax: 775) 684-3371
Ask An Archivist

Records Management

Telephone: (775) 684-3411
Fax: (775) 684-3426
Ask State Records

Imaging and Preservation Services

Telephone: (775) 684-3414
Fax: (775) 684-3408