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WKU offices in Bowling Green will open at 10 a.m. Friday. Classes Friday remain canceled and campuses in Glasgow, Owensboro and Elizabethtown/Ft. Knox remain closed Friday. Saturday classes in Bowling Green will proceed as scheduled. Here is a link to the University’s attendance policy during adverse weather conditions. Use caution and watch for slick spots on roads and walks. 

Residence Halls remain open until noon Saturday. Bemis & Barnes have space for those who need to stay longer. Visit WKU Housing & Residence Life for more information.

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

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Tools for Online Learners


Google Drive - allows you to work as a group and ensures that you're always working on the latest version of your project.

Join Me - provides an easy way to create public or private meetings for class projects and discussions.

Notemesh - is a comprehensive overview of course material that allows users to add to existing notes or start a new section.

Voicethread - is a multimedia tool that holds images, documents, and videos, and allows users to leave comments using voice, text, audio or video.


Evernote - a searchable note taking tool that provides support for text, images, audio, tagging, and syncing.

Reframe It - creates a space for comments in the right margin of any web page.

Springpad - a notetaking app that also comes with an integrated to-do list and calendar.


Todoist - a to-do-list that allows you to create projects and add tasks to them.

TreePad Lite - A searchable personal database that allows you to store your notes, emails, texts and hyperlinks in one place.

Wridea - allows you to store and organize your ideas.

Didn't find what you were looking for? Try Bamboo DiRT - a collection registry of digital research tools for scholarly work.

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 Last Modified 3/4/15