Spring 2017 All-Night Study Space

All Night Study Space
Need a comfortable, safe place to prep for Finals Week? The Java City Library Cafe, atrium, and computer lab spaces are now open all night Sunday-Thursday nights and the entire Main Library will offer extended hours until May 10, 2017.  A...

Your Copyright Questions Answered: Using a Textbook Chapter in Blackboard

Copyright Questions
Question: Do I need to obtain copyright permission to post one chapter from a textbook in Blackboard? If I obtain copyright permission, can I post that chapter semester after semester?

Your Copyright Questions Answered: Using YouTube Videos in Blackboard

Copyright Questions
Question: Can I use YouTube videos in Blackboard?

2017 Library Events & Displays

Library Events & Displays 2017
EVENTS May 1, 2017 De-Stress for Success: Brain Food for Finals 8:00p.m. (while supplies last), Main Lobby

Winter Term Online Help 2016-17

In observance of EKU's Winter Break 2016-17, EKU Libraries will be closed from December 18, 2016-January 2, 2017.  EKU librarians will be available online to help during the winter term during the following times:

Your Copyright Questions Answered: What is Public Domain?

Copyright Questions
Question: What is public domain? Answer: If a book, song, movie, or artwork is in public domain, then it is not protected by intellectual property laws (copyright, trademark, or patent laws)—which means it’s free for you to use without...

Your Copyright Questions Answered: Copyright-Free Images

Copyright Questions
Question: How Do I Find Copyright-Free Images to Use in my Projects?  Answer: Go to and click on Images in the upper right corner:

Between the Columns Spring 2016 Issue Now Available Online

Read the Spring 2016 edition of EKU Libraries' Between the Columns newsletter to explore information literacy instruction available for you and your students; learn about the new Kentucky Journal of Undergraduate Scholarship; get a first look at...

2016 Library Research Award Winners Announced

Left to right: Betina Gardner, David Aeh, and Shirley Dezarn
EKU Libraries presented the third annual Library Research Award for Undergraduates at the 2016 University Scholars Assembly on April 15. The Award, made possible by the Friends of EKU Libraries, recognizes students whose research makes expert and...

2015 Dick Mayo Allen Award Presented

2015 Dick Mayo Allen Award
Eastern Kentucky University Libraries supports the excellent customer service enjoyed by our community through a robust student employee program. Our emphasis on student employee development has made selecting a winner for the Dick Mayo...

Library Events and Displays 2016

Library Events and Displays 2016

24 Hour Space (Fall 2015)

24 Hour Space (Fall 2015)
The Java City Library Cafe, Atrium, and Computer Lab spaces will be open all night, most Sunday-Thursday nights beginning November 15, 2015.  Exception: The Main Library will be closed from November 24 at 10PM through November 28 for...