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Accounting
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
Library resources to assist you in accounting research
607 views this year
Adult Education
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Adult Education (Educational Administration, Leadership, & Research Department)
66 views this year
African American Studies
by Chris Robinson-Nkongola - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
Resources available for the study of African American Studies
173 views this year
Agriculture
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jun 9, 2014
Department of Agriculture Research Guide
211 views this year
Allied Health/Dental Hygiene
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Oct 9, 2014
Dental hygiene research guide.
540 views this year
Anthropology and Archaeology
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
137 views this year
Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jun 9, 2014
Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences Research Guide
244 views this year
Art
by Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Jul 31, 2014
Art Research Guide
105 views this year
Asian Studies
by Jack Montgomery - Last Updated Jun 18, 2014
78 views this year
Biology
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jun 9, 2014
Biology Research Guide
256 views this year
Business (General)
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Jun 1, 2014
Your guide to business research at WKU, with links to guides for specific business disciplines (e.g., accounting or finance), as well as other library resources
933 views this year
Careers
by Lisa Miller - Last Updated Jun 12, 2014
The best resources for career information.
148 views this year
Celtic Studies
by Lisa Miller - Last Updated Nov 6, 2014
Use this guide to find essential resources for Celtic Studies.
181 views this year
Chemistry
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jun 9, 2014
Chemistry Research Guide
207 views this year
Chinese Studies
by Haiwang Yuan - Last Updated Oct 17, 2014
Research guides for the Chinese program on campus, particularly the programs offered by the Department of Modern Languages and Flagship Program at the Honors College
103 views this year
Communication
by Dan Forrest - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
Communication
709 views this year
Communication Sciences and Disorders
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Nov 14, 2014
Communication Sciences and Disorders research guide.
972 views this year
Computer Science & Information Technology
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
Computer Science & Computer Information Technology Departmental Research Guide
422 views this year
Counseling and Student Affairs
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Counseling and Student Affairs Departmental Research Guide
735 views this year
Dance
by Anthony Paganelli, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Aug 4, 2014
89 views this year
Distance Learning Research Guide
by Amanda Hardin - Last Updated Apr 24, 2014
This guide is designed to asssist WKU Online student navigate WKU Libraries' resources.
54 views this year
Economics
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Oct 27, 2014
Library resources for research in economics
313 views this year
Education Research Tips
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Oct 21, 2014
Selected resources to help you successfully navigate library and online resources for your research needs!
1,326 views this year
Educational Administration, Leadership & Research Departmental Research Guide
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Educational Administration, Leadership & Research Departmental Research Guide
331 views this year
Elementary Education
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Research guide for School of Teacher Education Elementary Education students
1,085 views this year
Elizabethtown / Ft. Knox Library
by Anthony Paganelli - Last Updated Jun 25, 2014
The Elizabeth/Ft. Knox Library has numerous resources for WKU regional campus students to access. The research guide has great information, which is beneficial for the university success.
55 views this year
Engineering
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jun 11, 2014
Engineering Research Guide
214 views this year
English
by Elisabeth Knight - Last Updated Sep 15, 2014
English (Writing and Literature) Departmental Research Guide
663 views this year
Environmental Education & Sustainability Research Guide
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Guide to resources in print and online for research in environmental education and sustainability topics.
91 views this year
ESL/TESL
by Lisa Miller - Last Updated Oct 9, 2014
The best resources for teachers and learners of English as a Second Language.
177 views this year
Fashion and Interior Design
by Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Oct 13, 2014
Fashion Merchandising, Interior Design, Textiles: Consumer & Family Sciences Departmental Research Guide
495 views this year
Film Studies
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
Departmental Research Guide
87 views this year
Finance
by John Gottfried - Last Updated May 28, 2014
A guide to resources and library materials for research in finance
253 views this year
Folk Studies
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
297 views this year
Foundations and Grants: Finding and Applying for Them
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Oct 9, 2014
This guide will help you find information about grants and foundations.
291 views this year
French
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
24 views this year
Gay & Lesbian Studies
by Brian Coutts, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Aug 1, 2014
Gay & Lesbian Studies Departmental Research Guide
177 views this year
Genealogy Online
by Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Feb 5, 2014
Online genealogy information selected and compiled by Richard Weigel, WKU Professor of History.
282 views this year
Geography & Geology
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
Geography & Geology Research Guide
259 views this year
German
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Jun 9, 2014
13 views this year
Gerontology
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Nov 7, 2014
107 views this year
Health and Medicine
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Oct 30, 2014
General resources in Health and Medicine.
388 views this year
Health Information Management
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Nov 14, 2014
220 views this year
History
by Brian Coutts - Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
History
570 views this year
Information Systems
by John Gottfried - Last Updated May 29, 2014
Library resources to assist with research in computer Information Systems
148 views this year
Instructional Design Departmental Research Guide
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
76 views this year
Intellectual Property
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Oct 23, 2014
Intellectual Property Guide
342 views this year
Journalism & Broadcasting
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
249 views this year
Judaism on the Web
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Feb 8, 2014
115 views this year
Kentucky Information in Cyberspace
by Brian Coutts, Debbie LaMastus, Rosemary Meszaros, Haiwang Yuan - Last Updated Mar 20, 2014
A directory of websites featuring information resources about Kentucky
269 views this year
Kentucky's Health Challenges
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Oct 20, 2014
127 views this year
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
by Dan Forrest - Last Updated Jun 5, 2014
Kinesiology, Recreation & Sport
1,399 views this year
Latin American Studies
by Brian Coutts, Lisa Miller - Last Updated Aug 1, 2014
This guide will lead you to the best sources for Latin American history, literature, and culture.
39 views this year
Law
by Rosemary Meszaros - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Use this guide as a starting point for doing legal research.
209 views this year
Leadership Studies
by Bryan Carson, Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
262 views this year
LibGuide and LibAnswers: User's Guide for WKU Librarians and Staff
by John Gottfried - Last Updated May 6, 2014
Guides and instructions for creating LibGuides and LibAnswers
253 views this year
Library Media Education Departmental Research Guide
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
66 views this year
Library Science on the World Wide Web
by Bryan Carson, Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Aug 20, 2013
29 views this year
Literacy Education
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Research guide for School of Teacher Education Literacy Education students
64 views this year
Management
by John Gottfried - Last Updated May 29, 2014
Resources for Management library research at WKU
237 views this year
Marketing & Sales
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
Library resources for your research in Marketing and Sales at WKU
190 views this year
Mathematics
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jul 22, 2014
Dept. of Mathematics
103 views this year
Middle East and African Studies
by Brian Coutts - Last Updated Aug 1, 2014
Departmental Research Guide
102 views this year
Middle Grades & Secondary Education
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
School of Teacher Education: Middle Grades & Secondary Education Research Guide
49 views this year
Military Science
by Rosemary Meszaros - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Military Science
104 views this year
Music
by Anthony Paganelli, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Jul 31, 2014
For finding music-related print and online resources. Most materials are at WKU's Visual & Performing Arts Library on the 2nd floor of Cravens. The VPAL also houses resources for Dance, Musical Theatre, Art, Costume, Fashion, and Crafts.
435 views this year
Music Education
by Anthony Paganelli, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Aug 4, 2014
84 views this year
Music History
by Anthony Paganelli, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Aug 4, 2014
535 views this year
Music Theory/Composition
by Anthony Paganelli, Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Aug 4, 2014
128 views this year
New Faculty: What Can WKU Libraries Do for You?
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
A beginning guide to library resources and services at Western Kentucky University.
55 views this year
New Titles @ the ERC
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Oct 13, 2014
This LibGuide regularly features new titles as they arrive at the Educational Resources Center (ERC).
229 views this year
Newspapers & News Databases
by John Gottfried - Last Updated Jun 3, 2014
721 views this year
Nursing
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Oct 9, 2014
3,259 views this year
Oral History
by Lisa Miller - Last Updated Feb 15, 2013
Some of the best resources for collections of oral histories, and instruction in its practice.
114 views this year
Owensboro Library
by Jennifer Wright - Last Updated Jul 2, 2014
27 views this year
Philosophy
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
Resources available for the study of Philosophy
125 views this year
Physical Therapy
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Oct 30, 2014
481 views this year
Physics and Astronomy
by Charles Smith - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
Department of Physics and Astronomy Research Guide
123 views this year
Political Science
by Rosemary Meszaros - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Political Science
240 views this year
Popular Culture
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
141 views this year
Psychology
by Rosemary Meszaros - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Psychology
724 views this year
Public Health
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Nov 11, 2014
1,281 views this year
Religious Studies
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Aug 29, 2014
Resources available for the study of religion
130 views this year
Research Basics
by John Gottfried, Amanda Hardin - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Online access to dictionaries, encyclopedias, maps, quotations, plays, reviews, biographies, and more
250 views this year
Russian and East European Studies
by Brian Coutts - Last Updated Jun 12, 2014
Departmental Research Guide
149 views this year
Social Work
by Carol Watwood - Last Updated Nov 14, 2014
2,096 views this year
Sociology
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Aug 11, 2014
324 views this year
Spanish
by Sean Kinder - Last Updated Aug 11, 2014
22 views this year
Special Education
by Roxanne Spencer - Last Updated Jun 4, 2014
Research guide for School of Teacher Education Special Education students
68 views this year
Streaming Video
by Laura Delancey - Last Updated Sep 4, 2014
A guide to requesting and accessing streaming videos at WKU
42 views this year
Style Guides and Manuals
by Bryan Carson, Elisabeth Knight - Last Updated Aug 22, 2014
Style Guides and Writing Manuals, including ALA, MLA, Chicago, and others
1,085 views this year
Theatre and Dance
by Katherine Pennavaria - Last Updated Oct 5, 2014
Theater and Dance
484 views this year
Travel: Foreign and Domestic
by Brian Coutts - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Resources and advice on other states and other countries, including general information about possible destinations and links to valuable travel information
218 views this year
Tutorials
by Bryan Carson - Last Updated Oct 8, 2014
How-to guides to many of the libraries resources and services. Don't see something you need? Just Ask Us at the WKU Libraries Research Assistance desk (270-745-6125 or web.reference@wku.edu)
1,949 views this year
WKU Archives
by Suellyn Lathrop - Last Updated Nov 11, 2014
Links to WKU Archives sources by creator, subject and graduating classes.
676 views this year
WKU Online Research Databases
by Laura Delancey - Last Updated Nov 13, 2014
96,371 views this year
Women's Studies
by Elisabeth Knight - Last Updated Aug 1, 2014
Women's Studies Departmental Research Guide
61 views this year
Writing Tutors Guide
by Lisa Miller - Last Updated Jun 12, 2014
This guide is for the convenience of writing tutors on campus. It points to the best resources for assisting students with composition, citation style, and quotation.
46 views this year
 
 

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