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About Us

The NPRC is a program in the Center for the Application of Substance Abuse Technologies (CASAT) in the Division of Health Sciences at the University of Nevada, Reno. Our library collection and clearinghouse facilities are housed in the College of Education’s Nell J. Redfield Learning and Resource Center (LRC) in the William J. Raggio Building, Room 1021. The LRC represents a partnership between the University’s College of Education and the Washoe County School District. The unique collaboration with the LRC has enabled the NPRC to use technology to expand its services and serve more diverse populations in both urban and rural regions of Nevada. Read more


Latest News from NPRC


Available Positions within the Nevada State Library, Archives and Public Records

January 18, 2017

The state of Nevada is searching for two library professionals. Both of these positions are set to close on or before January 27, 2017. Librarian 2 “The primary professional duties include commitment to meeting customers’ information needs – across many platforms and in various formats. The position requires complex technical and / or specialized library work … Read more

Cannabinoid Hyperemesis Syndrome

December 30, 2016

There is a mysterious illness that has been tied to prolonged marijuana use. It is known as cannabinoid hyperemesis syndrome. According to the article on CBS News individuals suffering from this illness make many trips to the doctor and emergency rooms before any diagnosis. However this illness is difficult to diagnose, without knowing what substances … Read more

APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo Call for Abstracts

December 20, 2016

The American Public Health Association has set a call for abstracts for presentations at the APHA 2017 Annual Meeting & Expo in Atlanta, GA. The theme for next years meeting is “Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health.” There will be Oral Sessions, Roundtable Sessions, and Poster Sessions. Additionally there are a variety of topics divided … Read more