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Getting Started at the Library

Learning the basic skills you need to get the most of everything WKU Libraries has to offer!

Academic Databases

WKU Libraries provides access to more than 200 databases! Below are search tips for some of our most popular databases. 

EBSCOhost Databases: 

ProQuest Databases:


Google Scholar

Google Scholar for WKU Library Resources

Google Scholar is the academic form of Google, designed to search for scholarly articles and books using Google’s highly advanced search abilities. It offers access to many (but certainly not all) articles from WKU Libraries if you take a moment to set up access.

Contact Information

Contact us infographic; all the contact information is provided underneath the image.

Give us a call our librarians are happy to help! (270) 745-6153

Send an email to the reference desk, here is our email address! 

Visit our website and use the chat button right of the library website to chat with a librarian 24/7.  

Links to Specific Databases