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About the Owensboro Regional Library
The Owensboro Regional Library is a general reference library with primary emphasis on upper-level undergraduate and graduate research needs. There is a non-circulating collection which includes: standard reference sources (encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks, directories); current magazines; local newspapers; and electronic databases, as well as an ever-growing circulating collection.
In addition, currently enrolled students can request books and journal articles to be sent from the WKU main campus library. Materials are usually delivered overnight via special courier. Turnaround time on requests is usually 1-2 days, but at times the service takes up to 7-10 days. You can e-mail requests to email@example.com, telephone the library at the numbers above, or request them in person.
The library staff can help you find print sources, use the WKU library's online catalog and databases, and make requests for main-campus items. Faculty can also request in-class instruction sessions.
NOTE: You can access the WKU databases from off campus using your NetID, or passwords provided by the Library, as applicable.
(From off campus use NetID)
(Free online lectures)
THE OPEN ACADEMY
(Free online lectures)
New at the WKU Owensboro Regional Library!
- Bachelor nation : inside the world of America's favorite guilty pleasure / Amy Kaufman
- The Kremlin's Candidate / Jason Matthews.
- The shape of water / Guillermo del Toro and Daniel Kraus
- Fifty fifty / James Patterson
- The future of humanity : terraforming Mars, interstellar travel, immortality, and our destiny beyond Earth /Michio Kaku
Main Collection Books
- The pursuit of power : Europe, 1815-1914 / Richard J. Evans
WKU Owensboro Regional Library can have copies of articles or books placed on reserve by professors. Some reserve items are online via BlackBoard. Most file copy reserve materials are "Room Use" only and may not be removed from the library. Some reserves may be checked out after 6:00 p.m. for overnight use. Instructors may also designate a three-day or seven-day loan period. Fines for overdue reserves are $.25 per hour or $.75 per day per item.
A self-service photocopier, and a document scanner are available.
WKU Owensboro Regional Library has eleven desktop computers as well as nineteen laptop computers that can be checked out and used within the WKU Owensboro Building.
Who's Who at the Owensboro Library
Owensboro Regional Library Hours
In the event of a sudden closure, contact information for the Helm-Cravens (BG Campus) Reference desk can be found on the WKU Libraries Ask US! page.
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