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.
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 at EKU Libraries!
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.
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.
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.
During the month of April, check out several resources on trial through EKU Libraries, including: The Civil War: Antebellum Period to Reconstruction;
Mountain People: Life and Culture in Appalachia spotlights centuries of social, political, economic, religious and agricultural characteristics of a distinct region 1700-1950.