January 2012

Focus on Scholarship: Dr. Dan Florell

Dr. Dan Florell, Assistant Professor in EKU's Department of Psychology, is the Focus on Scholarship featured faculty member for the month of February 2012.  Dr. Florell received his PhD in School Psychology from Illinois State University in 2001.  He has been researching the prevalence and impact of cyberbullying in adolescents and school professionals for the past few years.

Seeking Colloquium Moderators

To encourage collegial and fun dialogue across disciplinary boundaries and curricular interests among faculty and students, EKU Libraries host hour-long, informally moderated Colloquiums on select Fridays at 2 p.m. in the John Grant Crabbe Main Library Research and Instruction Commons Conference Room (204G).

Original Journals Housed in Encompass

Encompass, the digital archive of scholarly research, creative activity, and history of Eastern Kentucky University, now features three original and peer-reviewed journalsKentucky Journal of Excellence in College Teaching and Learning, ninepatch: A Creative Journal for Women

Historic Valentine's Day Display

Ready to celebrate Valentine's Day?

Need Help Keeping Your New Year's Resolutions?

Need some help keeping your New Year’s Resolutions?  Visit the John Grant Crabbe Main Library lobby & Grand Reading Room during the months of January and February for guides and materials aimed at helping you attain those goals! Featured books are grouped by specific topics such as healthy living and saving the world.

Love Sports? Try SBRnet

Love sports? Check out SBRnet, a great online resource available through EKU Libraries.  SBRnet focuses on the sporting goods and sports marketing industry.  The site combines market research from the National Sporting Goods Association, the U.S.

Special Collections & Archives Featuring New Hours

Visit EKU's Special Collections & Archives beginning Monday, January 9 for a brand-new schedule to better suit the needs of the university community.  The space will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Renovated Justice & Safety Learning Commons Reopens

Ready for the next great library experience?  Visit the newly renovated Justice & Safety Learning Commons, located on the third floor of the Stratton Building.  Reopened Monday, January 9, the Learning Commons features technology-rich spaces perfect for group or solo projects and research.  Enjoy 18 brand-new desktop compu

Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday Hours

In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holiday, the John Grant Crabbe Main Library will feature modified hours on Sunday, January 15 and Monday, January 16.  On Sunday, the library will remain open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and then will open again on Monday from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m..

Winter Intersession Hours

Welcome back!  We hope everyone had a great winter break.  The John Grant Crabbe Main Library will re-open on Tuesday, January 3, 2012.  From Tuesday, January 3 through Friday, January 6, the Main Library will open at 7:30 a.m. and close at 4:30 p.m. each day.  Saturday, January 7 and Sunday, January 8, the Main Library will be open 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. daily.