September 2011

EKU Libraries' Fall Break Hours

In celebration of the fall break 2011 holiday, the John Grant Crabbe Main Library will be closed Saturday, October 8 through Monday, October 10. The Main Library will re-open Tuesday, October 11 at 11 a.m..

EBSCOhost and Mac PDF issues

When viewing a PDF of a journal article in EBSCOhost on a Mac, you may get a message saying "missing plug-in." The download command works fine, but the PDF will not display in the Ebscohost browser window. To fix this problem: (1) Email yourself any article that you want to view.

International Cinema Series: The Colors of the Mountain

Join EKU Libraries Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library room 108 for an International Cinema Series presentation of The Colors of the Mountain.  The film will b

Celebrate Archives Month

EKU Libraries and Special Collections & Archives present an Archives Month 2011 celebration on Thursday, October 13, 2011 from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Main Library's Research & Instruction Commons

Human Rights in Sierra Leone

Join the African/African-American Studies Program and Dr. Tom Reed for a presentation and photographs of Human Rights in Sierra Leone.  This informative event will take place Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 3 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library room 108.

Surviving the Literature Review Series: Prepping the Research

Join EKU Libraries and the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity on Monday, October 3, 2011 from 5- 6 p.m. in the Noel Studio Discovery Classroom for the third in a series of workshops about the literature review process: Prepping the Research.

The Reductionist Delusion

Join the Veritas Catholic Faculty Fellowship Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 3:45 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library Room 108 as mathematician and Catholic priest Father John Rickert presents The Reductionist Delusion.  Rickert, who has a Ph.D.

Colloquium: Feeling the Future?

Among its efforts to nourish collegial dialogue across disciplinary boundaries among faculty and students, EKU Libraries are hosting hour-long, informally moderated colloquiums; each colloquium session is devoted to text, video or audio material chosen by a faculty member who moderates the discussion.

Help us Name Our Golf Cart!

Thanks to the generosity of the Friends of EKU Libraries, the libraries recently acquired a golf cart for delivery of Library Express materials to faculty, staff and students all across campus.  Although we love our golf cart, it needs a name and you can help!

Find more about Autism @ EKU Libraries

Visit the John Grant Crabbe Main Library lobby and Grand Reading Room during the month of September 2011 to view a display of Autism-related fiction and nonfiction hand-selected by library staff members.

Annual Liaison Breakfast

Calling all Eastern faculty members!

Backpack Awareness Day

Did you know your backpack should only be 15% of your body weight?  Stop by the Main Lobby of the John Grant Crabbe Main Library Tuesday, September 20, 2011 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. to learn about your backpack's weight and more!

Sponsored by EKU Graduate Occupational Therapy Students

Great Civil War Stories of Kentucky

Join us Tuesday, October 4, 2011 from 2-4 p.m. in the Main Library's Grand Reading Room for a presentation certain to delight both historian and non-historian alike: Great Civil War Stories of Kentucky, by Dr. Marshall Myers, Department of English & Theatre professor and Coordinator of Composition.

International Cinema Series: A Screaming Man

Join EKU Libraries Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Library room 108 for an International Cinema Series presentation of A Screaming Man.  The film will be followed by an interesting discuss

Hispanic Film Series: Which Way Home

Join the Department of Foreign Languages & Humanities for the last in a series of four popular Hispanic movies.  On Thursday, December 1, 2011 a showing of Which Way Home (Mexico) will happen at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Li

Hispanic Film Series: Road to the Big Leagues

Join the Department of Foreign Languages & Humanities for the third in a series of four popular Hispanic movies.  On Thursday, November 10, 2011 a showing of Road to the Big Leagues (Dominican Republic) will happen at 6:30 p.m. in John Gra

Hispanic Film Series: Day of the Dead

Join the Department of Foreign Languages & Humanities for the second in a series of four popular Hispanic movies.  On Tuesday, October 18, 2011 a showing of Day of the Dead (Mexico) will happen at 6:30 p.m. in John Grant Crabbe Main Librar

Hispanic Film Series: Mojados: Through the Night

Join the Department of Foreign Languages & Humanities for the first in a series of four popular Hispanic movies.  On Tuesday, September 20, 2011 a showing of Mojados: Through the Night (Mexico) will happen

Library Express has Expanded!

Getting library materials is faster and easier than ever!

The Library Express service is now available to all faculty, staff and students — regardless of location.  The expanded service features:

Remember 9/11 Display

Visit the John Grant Crabbe Main Library's South Lobby throughout the month of September 2011 to view a display of newspapers and magazines from the days following the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as books published in observance of the date. While you are there, please consider taking part in our interactive Where Were You on 9/11? display.

Colloquium: Spiritual Leadership

Among its efforts to nourish collegial dialogue across disciplinary boundaries among faculty and students, EKU Libraries are hosting hour-long, informally moderated colloquiums; each colloquium session is devoted to text, video or audio material chosen by a faculty member who moderates the discussion.

Surviving the Literature Review Series: Building a Search Strategy

In collaboration with EKU Libraries, the Noel Studio for Academic Creativity will provide a series of five
workshops about the literature review process, including researching, planning, drafting, and formatting. 

The Election that Saved America

Join the Kentucky Institute of Public Governance and Eastern's Department of Government for "The Election That Saved America: How the Bill of Rights Became Part of the Constitution," presented by Dr.