TopSCHOLAR - WKU Archives
Information regarding Library Special Collections Electronic Resources
short for Kentucky Library & Kentucky Museum Online Catalog. A searchable database that includes descriptions of books, manuscripts, photographs and objects housed in the Kentucky Library & Kentucky Museum aka Library Special Collections. KYLM materials do not circulate.
name for the WKU Libraries consolidated search engine. A search engine which gives users results across nearly all library collections with a relevant-ranked list similar to a Google search.
Research guides created by subject librarians, archivists and museum curators regarding available resources on a particular subject.
See specifically WKU Archives for pre-programmed links on a variety of topics related to the history of WKU, faculty, staff, students and alumni.
name for the WKU Libraries online public access catalog. A searchable catalog that includes descriptions of books, periodicals, audio, video, electronic books, etc. Most WKU Libraries material ciruclates.
name for the WKU Institutional Repository. TopSCHOLAR is a University-wide, centralized digital repository dedicated to scholarly research, creative activity and other full-text learning resources that merit enduring and archival value and permanent access.
A guide to searching the databases described above and interpretation of search results.
A guide to researching family history in Special Collections and WKU Libraries using the databases described above and others.