UNO Engineering Collection
Scope and Contents
The UNO Engineering Collection comprises an assortment of papers, files, binders, and booklets related to engineering education at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and its predecessor the Municipal University of Omaha (OU), gathered from different sources. These include records from the Omaha Engineering School Task Force (1995); binders of memos, letters, articles, reports, and newspaper clippings on the engineering building controversy (1994-1999); a proposal for establishing a Master of Science in Management Information Systems (1993), reports on engineering and technology at OU and UNO (1966 and 1969); engineering curricula reviews (1962 and 1971); a Department of Engineering proposal (1962); a College of Engineering and Technology yearbook (1981); the report of the Task Force on Engineering Education (1994); a textbook on the internet (1995); a report on engineering and technology research and development activities at UNO and the University of Nebraska--Lincoln (1973-1975); reports from Omaha businesses and coalitions concerning the engineering education needs of Omaha (1991-1995); and four boxes of papers related to the creation of the College of Information Science and Technology at UNO (1994-1996). These materials have not yet been arranged and described.
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Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the Nebraska Public Records Statutes (Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 84-712 through 84-712.09), and other relevant regulations. Confidential material may include, but is not limited to, educational, medical, and personnel records. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of Nebraska Omaha assumes no responsibility.
Conditions Governing Use
The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming with the laws of copyright. Whenever possible, Archives & Special Collections will provide information about copyright owners and related information. Securing permission to publish or use material is the responsibility of the researcher. Note that unless specifically transferred to the University of Nebraska at Omaha, any applicable copyrights may be held by another individual or entity. Further information about copyright policy is available at http://libguides.unomaha.edu/library_policies.
3 Cubic Feet (6 boxes, 3 volumes, 3 binders)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Received by Criss Library prior to 2014. Accession details are incomplete or absent.
Collection has not yet been further arranged and described.
- Engineering -- Study and teaching -- Nebraska -- Omaha Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Nebraska at Omaha. College of Information Science and Technology
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- UNO Engineering Collection
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Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
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