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Libraries - Woodford County, Kentucky (Sc 3391), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2019

Libraries - Woodford County, Kentucky (Sc 3391), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 3391. Collected research on the history of library services in Woodford County, Kentucky. Includes clippings, correspondence (particularly regarding the merger of the Woodford County Library and the Logan Helm Memorial Library), and historical narratives.


Ua1c2/17 Cravens Graduate Center & Library Photos, Wku Archives Jan 2019

Ua1c2/17 Cravens Graduate Center & Library Photos, Wku Archives

WKU Archives Collection Inventories

Images of the Cravens Graduate Center & Library.


The Academic Library And High-Impact Practices For Student Retention: Perspectives Of Library Deans, Adam L. Murray May 2014

The Academic Library And High-Impact Practices For Student Retention: Perspectives Of Library Deans, Adam L. Murray

Dissertations

Dramatic declines in state appropriations for postsecondary education, the rise of performance-based funding models, and limitations on tuition increases have resulted in a focus on student retention as a matter of importance to institutions of higher education. Concomitantly, academic libraries face changes in service models brought about by technology and the rising costs of providing access to an ever-expanding field of literature required by academic programs and faculty. The value proposition of the academic library is reduced in the face of budget interests that impact recruitment and retention. Many researchers and university leaders have called on academic libraries to develop ...


Western Kentucky University Libraries Oral History Project (Fa 756), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Sep 2013

Western Kentucky University Libraries Oral History Project (Fa 756), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

FA Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Folklife Archives Project 756. Collection includes 39 interviews with Western Kentucky University Libraries faculty, staff, and administrators about their work in the university’s libraries from the 1950s to 2015. Each interview includes information about the individual’s particular role in the library’s function, the evolution of the libraries, and significant projects in which they were involved.


Alfred Russel Wallace Notes 3: Two Early Publications, Charles H. Smith Oct 2011

Alfred Russel Wallace Notes 3: Two Early Publications, Charles H. Smith

DLPS Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


Harrison, Elaine (Maher), 1924-2016 (Sc 2418), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Feb 2011

Harrison, Elaine (Maher), 1924-2016 (Sc 2418), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 2418. "Manual for Processing Manuscript Collections in the Manuscript Division, Kentucky Library," a project submitted by Elaine M. Harrison for a library science class at Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, Kentucky.


Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson May 2010

Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson

Collections & Connections

This is a biannual publication of the Western Kentucky University Libraries featuring its special events, new collections and services, and achievements of its employees. It is distributed to WKU alumni, Friends of the WKU Libraries & Museum, and the public.


Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 1880), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Apr 2009

Baird, Nancy Disher, B. 1935 (Sc 1880), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1880. Diary kept by Nancy Disher Baird, Bowling Green, Kentucky of a sabbatical semester spent traveling and researching in southern Africa.


Public Library Of Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 1453), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2008

Public Library Of Kentucky - Louisville, Kentucky (Sc 1453), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1453. Materials cocnerning lotteries held to establish and operate a free public library in Louisville, Kentucky. Also, related items.


Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 - Letter To (Sc 1512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Dec 2007

Morningstar, Jane (Hines), 1904-1989 - Letter To (Sc 1512), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1512. Telegram sent by the Bowling Green Public Library Board refusing the resignation of Jane (Hines) Morningstar from the Board.


Practicing Librarianship Around The World, Deana Groves Oct 2007

Practicing Librarianship Around The World, Deana Groves

DLTS Faculty Publications

More and more librarians are sharing their knowledge with colleagues around the world. This paper examines several examples of the type of international work conducted by librarians and also explores the various opportunities available worldwide. A general list of suggested travel tips is also included.


Mills, Constance Ann, 1944-2013 (Sc 1307), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives Jan 2001

Mills, Constance Ann, 1944-2013 (Sc 1307), Manuscripts & Folklife Archives

MSS Finding Aids

Finding aid only for Manuscripts Small Collection 1307. Letter written by Mills, Bowling Green, Kentucky, to Rep. William Natcher, Washington, D.C., asking him to support funding for small libraries as proposed in the Higher Education Act. Also, Natcher's response to Mills.


Ua51/1/4 Collections & Connections, Wku Libraries Apr 1998

Ua51/1/4 Collections & Connections, Wku Libraries

WKU Archives Records

Collections & Connections is WKU Libraries' newsletter periodically featuring major events of the Libraries and the Kentucky Museum and connecting them with their users and potential donors. This Spring '98 issue highlighted: quilt exhibit, national library week, Hascal Haile guitars, College High records, model train exhibit, Kentucky death records and Rowland Tharaldson.


Ua51/1/4 Collections & Connections, Wku Libraries Oct 1996

Ua51/1/4 Collections & Connections, Wku Libraries

WKU Archives Records

Collections & Connections is WKU Libraries' newsletter periodically featuring major events of the Libraries and the Kentucky Museum and connecting them with their users and potential donors. This Fall '96 issue highlighted the William Natcher Collection, U.S. Bicentennial Celebration, quilt exhibition, Marilyn Casto, the American South exhibit, donations, extended campus library services, TopCat and Julia Neal.


Ua51/1/5 Wku Libraries Scrapbook 3, Wku Libraries Jan 1993

Ua51/1/5 Wku Libraries Scrapbook 3, Wku Libraries

WKU Archives Records

Scrapbook has been disassembled. Photographs are available in UA1C11.23 WKU Libraries Photograph Collection. Documents housed in UA51.1.5 Dean of Libraries - Events File.


Ua51/1 Brief History Of The Library Of Wku, Wku University Libraries Oct 1923

Ua51/1 Brief History Of The Library Of Wku, Wku University Libraries

WKU Archives Records

A report made regarding the history of WKU Libraries from 1909 through ca. 1923.