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Report On My Fall 2013 Sabbatical Leave, Haiwang Yuan Jan 2014

Report On My Fall 2013 Sabbatical Leave, Haiwang Yuan

DLPS Faculty Publications

Haiwang Yuan, Professor of Department of Library Public Services of WKU, received his 2012-2013 Research & Creative Activities Program (RCAP) grant from WKU Research Office and a book contract from a U.S. publisher ABC-CLIO to write a book on Tibetan folktales. He then applied for and was awarded the fall 2013 sabbatical leave. With the grant and the leave, he made his research field trip to Tibet and some other Tibetan communities in China. This is the report he has given to his dean and WKU Academic Affairs Office as required. He has now submitted the manuscripts of his book.


Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson Aug 2013

Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson

Collections & Connections

This spring/summer 2013 issue features Al and Jeane Baker honored for their in-kind gift to the libraries' centennial mural as well as Dr. Nicholson who won this year's Kentucky Literary Award for his book about Derby. The issue also highlights the 2013 SOKY Book Fest that brought in 130 authors. It reports the newly renovated Commons at Cravens and the just installed web-based service StackMap, which can visually guide users to the stacks of books in Cravens Library using their smart phones. As usual, all of the Libraries’ literary events have been mentioned in the issue, particularly the new grant-supported …


Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson Oct 2012

Collections & Connections, Jennifer Wilson

Collections & Connections

This is the Fall-Winter 2012-13 issue of the bi-annual newsletter of the University Libraries at Western Kentucky University. This issue introduces the new Dean of WKU Libraries Connie Foster; a new Library System Office; a new service of iPad lending; and the on-going project of The Commons at Cravens, a brand new one-stop library service point where patrons can check out library materials and get professional help from the librarians and trained tech people in the same place. This issue features several award recipients, namely, the SOKY Book Fest, which has received Commendation from the KY School Media Association; Jim …


Selected Works: Creating Your Connection To The World, Connie Foster, Jennifer Wilson Jun 2011

Selected Works: Creating Your Connection To The World, Connie Foster, Jennifer Wilson

Faculty/Staff Personal Papers

Brochure created to promote the creation and use of SelectedWorks profiles by WKU faculty.


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.


Ua51/1/4 Scrapbook 2, Wku University Libraries Jan 1959

Ua51/1/4 Scrapbook 2, Wku University Libraries

WKU Archives Records

WKU Libraries scrapbook documenting library activities and staff during the 1950's. The scrapbook includes photographs, news clippings, invitations and memorabilia.


Ua51/1/4 Wku Libraries Scrapbook 1, Wku University Libraries Jan 1955

Ua51/1/4 Wku Libraries Scrapbook 1, Wku University Libraries

WKU Archives Records

WKU Libraries scrapbook 1911-1955 documenting the first 40 years of library activity at Western Kentucky University. Scrapbook includes clippings regarding the first time the library was open on a Sunday in 1943, photographs, letters to the editor and news clippings.


Ua51/1/2 Wku Libraries Annual Report, Wku Libraries Jun 1916

Ua51/1/2 Wku Libraries Annual Report, Wku Libraries

WKU Archives Records

WKU Libraries 1916 annual report by Librarian Florence Ragland.


Ua51/1/2 Wku Libraries Annual Report, Wku Libraries Jun 1909

Ua51/1/2 Wku Libraries Annual Report, Wku Libraries

WKU Archives Records

Handwritten library annual report prepared by Librarian Florence Ragland in June 1909. Includes statistics on the number of books in the collection, number of books circulating, purchases of books and equipment and donations.