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The Library Systems Office is a collaboration between the Libraries and WKU Academic Technology (a department of the IT Division). The staff of the Library Systems Office are members of Academic Technology who are assigned permanently, on a 100% basis, to the Libraries. This office was jointly created in 2012 following the recommendations of an independent consultant team and a Libraries self-study committee to expand and improve technology support in the WKU Libraries.

LSO Vision Statement: Provide technology support and maintain a technology-friendly environment for Library faculty, staff, and students through exceptional customer service.

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WKU's IT Helpdesk is open extended hours! If you have a question or issue outside LSO office hours they can help!

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The Library Systems Office is available during standard university office hours. Support is available for pre-arranged events outside of normal business hours. For support outside office hours, please contact the IT Helpdesk.

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WKU Libraries Interlibrary Loan (ILL) System
Information regarding WKU Interlibrary Loan (ILL) systems.


What is Interlibrary Loan and how do I access the system?


Interlibrary Loan (ILL) is an agreement among libraries to share library resources needed for research. WKU faculty, staff and students may use ILL as a supplement to the WKU Libraries. Books, journal articles, dissertations, government documents, microfilm materials, and other items may be borrowed via ILL. 

Patrons with an active NetID account will have access to the system. The following patrons are eligible for ILL services: 

  • Faculty
  • WKU Retirees
  • WKU Staff
  • WKU Students

 Note: WKU affiliates and alumni are ineligible for ILL services.

For more information and to login, go to the WKU Libraries ILL page.

Last Modified: 08-18-2017 14:16PM

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Library-Specific Services Do you need help with equipment and software exclusive to Library locations?

WKU Hardware Services Do you need help with WKU-owned desktop, laptop, printer, phone or other hardware?

WKU System & Software Services Do you need help with a WKU System or Software program that is not library-specific, such as networking, Banner, digital signs, email, calendars, operating systems, browsers?

Report Software Application Issue
Do you need help with a software application affecting one client? Examples include: Adobe Suite applications, Anti-Virus or Anti-Malware, Microsoft Office Suite applications, and Web Browsers (i.e., Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari).
Report WKU System Issue
Do you need help with Active Directory, Adobe Connect Pro, Banner, Blackboard, Exchange Email, Infoview Reports, Internet, myWKU (Portal), OU Campus, TopNet, or TopperMail?
Request Student Exchange Account
Does your student worker need access to shared Outlook calendars?
Request Operating System Upgrade (Faculty/Staff Workstation)
Would you like to request an operating system upgrade for a WKU-owned single-user computer?
Request Operating System Upgrade (Classroom, Lab, or Shared Workstation)
Would you like to request an installation or operating system upgrade for a WKU-owned multi-user computer (classroom, lab, kiosk, or service desk locations)?
Report Wired Network Issue
Do you need help with accessing the network through a wired ethernet connection?
Report Wireless Network Access Issue
Do you need help with accessing the network through WIFI connection?
Report Digital Signage Issue
Do you need help with an existing digital signage display?
Request Content for WKU Content Feed
Would you like to request content be added to the Hilltopper Content Feed? The Hilltopper Content Feed is a layout managed by WKU IT where clients can submit university related content to be played on certain signs running this particular layout.

Accounts & Access Services Do you need help with accounts and access to WKU systems?

Purchasing InformationDo you need to purchase IT equipment for use within the Library?

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