UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Records
Scope and Contents
The UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Records comprises the publications of the University of Nebraska at Omaha's Center for Public Affairs Research (CPAR, 1989 to present), under its current name and under its previous names, the Center for Applied Urban Research (CAUR, 1971-1989), the Center for Urban Affairs (CUA, 1968-1971), and the Urban Studies Center (USC, 1963-1968). Publications in the collection date from circa 1966 to circa 2018.
All print publications have been cataloged and may be found via the library's catalog.
Most publications have been digitized and are available electronically via DigitalCommons@UNO.
- Creation: 1966-2018
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research use.
The Conditions Governing Access policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.
Conditions Governing Use
The Conditions Governing Use policy of UNO Libraries' Archives and Special Collections is available at https://www.unomaha.edu/criss-library/about-us/library-policies/archives-policies.php.
878 Volumes (Distributed by call number in the University Archives book collection.) : Cataloged books and periodicals.
7.8 Cubic Feet (2 document boxes, 9 record cartons, 2 tubes) : Ephemera, audiovisual materials, duplicate copies of print publications for digitization, records, maps.
Language of Materials
Cataloged volumes are arranged by Library of Congress call number within the University Archives book collection.
Uncataloged materials are grouped into three loose series: Ephemera, Audiovisual Materials, and Duplicate Copies for Digitization.
For materials received by Criss Library prior to 2014, accession details are incomplete or absent.
New material added 2019-12-10: Received from Melanie Kiper, CPAR Community Service Specialist.
New materials are transferred to the Criss Library on an irregular schedule.
Existence and Location of Copies
Some publications from the Center for Public Affairs Research are available electronically via DigitalCommons@UNO.
Earlier accessions processed by Criss Library staff prior to 2014. Publication archive processed by Angela Kroeger in 2022-2023.
Genre / Form
- publications (documents)
- U-matic (TM)
- VHS (TM)
- annual reports
- audio reel tape
- film reels
- maps (documents)
- official reports
- records (documents)
- serials (publications)
- slides (photographs)
- tape reels
- UNO Center for Public Affairs Research Records
- Angela Kroeger
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
- Edition statement
- 4th edition
Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository
Archives & Special Collections
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