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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!

Welcome to the WKU Libraries

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This research guide will help you:

  • Find academic, scholarly, peer-reviewed books, articles, journals, etc.
  • Access academic databases.
  • Access library services (Interlibrary Loan, Reference Services, Chat, make an appointment with a librarian, check-in & out books and materials).
  • Complete writing assignments.


Top Ten Research Tips

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Contact Information

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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 to chat with a librarian 24/7.  

Writing a Research Paper