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Winter Term Help

Winter Term Help
Eastern Kentucky University Libraries will be closed during EKU's winter break, December 16, 2017-January 2, 2018 and will reopen on Wednesday, January 3. Librarians are available to help during winter term courses. Please visit EKU LibAnswers...

Spring 2018 Events and Displays

Library Events and Displays
EVENTS March 21-April 4, 2018 Student Artwork Exhibit Documents area (third floor), Main Library

Between the Columns

Between the Columns Front Cover
Visit EKU Libraries on ISSUU to read our fall 2017 Between the Columns newsletter and learn more about what we do to help students as they march toward graduation. This issue features several faculty members including Dr. David Coleman, Dr....

2017 Dick Mayo Allen Award Presented

Dean Betina Gardner, Tori Rousey, and Julie George
The 2017 Dick Mayo Allen scholarship was presented to Victoria Rousey on August 20, 2017 during EKU Libraries' Student Employee Training Day.  Rousey, a native of Richmond, KY, will graduate in spring 2018 with a degree in History Teaching...

Textbook Collection

Textbook Collection Image
Students often request textbooks from the library, but print textbooks are poor candidates for library purchase due to their expense and ephemeral nature and publishers typically do not allow libraries to purchase electronic textbooks for...

2017 Library Research Award Winners Announced

Katherine M. Regis, Meghan McKinney, and Hannah R. Costelle
EKU Libraries presented the fourth annual Library Research Award for Undergraduates at the 2017 University Scholars Assembly on April 14, 2017.

Between the Columns Commemorates 50th Anniversary of Crabbe Library Expansion

Between the Columns Spring 2017 Newsletter Cover
Read the Spring 2017 issue of Between the Columns to see photos and other memories related to the 1965-67 renovation of the Crabbe Library; meet Business Library and Technology Commons Team Leader Sarah Richardson; hear about the Noel Studio...

Your Copyright Questions Answered: Using a Textbook Chapter in Blackboard

Using a Textbook Chapter in Blackboard
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

Using YouTube Videos in Blackboard
Question: Can I use YouTube videos in Blackboard?

Your Copyright Questions Answered: Public Performance Rights and Showing Movies on Campus

Public Performance Rights and Showing Movies on Campus
Question: What are Public Performance Rights? Answer: Public Performance Rights (PPR) are the legal rights to publicly show a film or video.  The rights-holder can assign PPR to others through a Public Performance License. Question: When...

Your Copyright Questions Answered: What is Public Domain?

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

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:

2016 Dick Mayo Allen Award Presented

Erica Leach and Brandon Isaacs
An exemplary Library student employee, Erica Leach's love of people contributed to her earning the Dick Mayo Allen Scholarship in 2016.
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