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First-Year Survival Tips



Distance Education Library Services

Finding Books:
Bullet Library of Congress System
Bullet SuDoc (Government Documents) System

Government Documents | Law

Grants & Foundations

Information Literacy

Intellectual Property

Interlibrary Loan Services

Photocopying & Scanning

Bullet Research Assistance
Bullet Periodicals

Periodicals, Microforms, & Newspapers:
Bullet Gordon Wilson Storage Facility
Bullet Magazines/Journals
Bullet Microfiche & Microfilm Titles
Bullet Online News
Bullet Print Newspapers
Bullet Early American Newspapers

People in Research Assistance

Research Guides

Science Indexes

Special Services:
Bullet Faculty
Bullet Graduate Students

Subject (Personal) Librarians

Welcome to welcome WKU Libraries


Here are a few tips to get you through your first year at WKU.


(1) No Question is Stupid. Don't be afraid to ask any member of WKU Libraries' faculty or staff  for help.  Talking to you is the highlight of our day.

(2) We are here to help. Here are some resources to aid your transition from high school to university life:



(3) Need to find stuff in the library? Visit us in the 

Commons @ Cravens or Ask Us online.

-Reference Contact Information



(4) Can't find the library or where you class is located? We can help!

-Regional Campuses

-Maps of Campus

-WKU Libraries

1906 College Heights Blvd., #11067,
Bowling Green, KY. 42101-1067.
Phone: (270) 745-6125
Fax: (270) 745-6422
(5) Need to know how to format a paper or cite a book or article?


(6) Dorm room or apartments are too loud? We have quiet study floors and rooms that you can reserve for quiet study time. Snacks and drinks are allowed in the library. We try to make your experience as enjoyable as possible. Sorry though, we don't do your homework.


Note: documents in Portable Document Format (PDF) require Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.0 or higher to view,
download Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Note: documents in Excel format (XLS) require Microsoft Viewer,
download excel.

Note: documents in Word format (DOC) require Microsoft Viewer,
download word.

Note: documents in Powerpoint format (PPT) require Microsoft Viewer,
download powerpoint.

Note: documents in Quicktime Movie format [MOV] require Apple Quicktime,
download quicktime.

 Last Modified 9/25/14