April 2013

KYVL Resources: Provide Your Feedback

The Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is a state-wide library consortium by which EKU Libraries (and other academic libraries, public libraries, and K-12 school libraries) provide access to 30 online resources, including EBSCO’s Academic Search Premier.  Periodically, KYVL re-assesses whether the current database offerings are meeting the needs of Kentuckians.

Explore Theses and Dissertations

Did you know graduate and Honors student theses and dissertations are now made globally discoverable and accessible through Encompass, Eastern’s digital archive? More than 100 theses and dissertations now have a home in Encompass, which features all from 2012 and select scholarship from previous years.

De-stress for Success

De-stress at EKU Libraries!

All-Night Study is Back!

Are you looking for a safe place to study all night?  Visit the Main Library!  The Java City Library Cafe, atrium, and computer lab areas will be open all night, Sunday through Thursday nights beginning April 21.  A security guard will be stationed to ensure overnight safety.

Latest News on Boston Marathon Bombings

To keep you up to date on the latest related developments in the Boston Marathon bombings, the investigation and its aftermath are being featured in a Terrorism and Conflict Special Report that is available as part of EKU Libraries’ NewsBank subscription.

EKU Libraries in Review: 2010-12 Biennial Report

Did you know EKU Libraries provide you with access to more than 80,000 eBooks and answer over 20,000 reference questions each year? Check out our 2010-12 Biennial Report to learn more about ways the Libraries have been working to serve EKU students, faculty, staff, and regional community members.

Test New Resource Trials

During the month of April, check out several resources on trial through EKU Libraries, including: The Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction;

Explore International Security & Counter-Terrorism Reference Center

Explore ISCTRC, featuring peer-reviewed and professional articles, expert commentary, reports, images and more. This resource covers virtually every dimension of security and counter-terrorism.  For more information or assistance using this timely online resource