March 2011

New JSTOR Collections!

EKU Libraries, with generous support from the College of Justice & Safety, have acquired three new JSTOR collections, providing access to the digital backfiles of over 350 scholarly journals.

Colloquium: The College Debt Trap

In an effort to nourish collegial dialogue across disciplinary boundaries among faculty and students, EKU Libraries is hosting hour-long, informally moderated colloquiums on selected Fridays at 3:30 p.m. in the new Crabbe Library Research and Instruction Commons Conference Room, 204G.

International Cinema Series: Bad Day to Go Fishing

Join EKU Libraries Wednesday, March 23, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in Main Library Room 108 for an International Cinema Series presentation of Bad Day to Go Fishing (Uruguay, 2009).

Focus on Scholarship: Dr. Stephen Richter

Dr. Stephen Richter, an assistant professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, joined Eastern's faculty in 2005 after earning a Ph.D. in zoology from the University of Oklahoma. His research interests are ecology, conservation, and evolution of amphibians and reptiles; conservation biology; and wetland ecology.

Colloquium: Sex is Cheap

In an effort to nourish collegial dialogue across disciplinary boundaries among faculty and students, EKU Libraries is hosting hour-long, informally moderated colloquiums on selected Fridays at 3:30 p.m. in the new Crabbe Library Research and Instruction Commons Conference Room, 204G.

Rock the Studio!

Join us on Wednesday, April 13, 2011 3-5PM in the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity for Rock the Studio!  Enjoy music, pizza, games and prizes while you learn about the services, technologies, and resources available in the Noel Studio.  All students, faculty and staff are welcome, and a lucky

EKU Literacy Showcase Photographs

The photos from the March 3, 2011 EKU Literacy Showcase are posted and ready to view!  This collaborative event was very successful and included a great number of attendees – including school children from Madison County Schools!  Visit EKU Libraries Flickr page to see the photos.

EKU Libraries' Spring Break Hours

Looking for a place to research or relax with a great book during spring break 2011? Enjoy the following hours at the Main Library:

Celebrate Appalachia Book Display

Celebrate Appalachia March 1 – 15, 2011 by visiting the Main Library’s Grand Reading Room to enjoy books with an Appalachian theme. The display features titles such as Daughters of the Mountain: Women Coal Miners in Central Appalachia and Coal and Culture: Opera Houses in Appalachia.