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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Staff of Department of Library Public Services (DLPS) - Debbie LaMastus

Debbie LaMastus

Debbie LaMastus

KY Government Information & Law Specialist

Office:  3 Helm Library
Phone:  (270) 745-6107


I came to Western in Sept. of 1989.  Since then I have received an Associate of Arts in paralegal studies and a Bachelor of Art in Interdisciplinary Studies.  One of my main responsibilities is to maintain the Kentucky Documents “Govt Ky” section by ordering and cataloging the collection located on the ground floor, Helm building. For 2 years I was the Kentucky Representative to the Notable Documents Board where I chose and annotated titles for the annual Notable Document article in the Journal of Government Information. I wrote an article in Kentucky Monthly on KERA.  Also on the KERA Web site team. I am in charge of binding all Federal Depository materials and Kentucky Documents. I have the responsibility of supervising student assistant by hiring, scheduling, timesheets and training.  I order all Federal and State tax forms.  Please feel free to contact me if you need assistance.

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 Last Modified 9/24/14