Monthly Archives: November 2005

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If there is something you want to know: what library services we can offer you, questions about research, and anything at all. We’re here to make your university experience the best it can be. So be in touch.

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Consult a Librarian: One-on-One

Schedule an appointment with a librarian! To start research on your paper or project, sit down with one of the library faculty. Here’s a list of librarians by their Subject Specialty.

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The Library should order updated copies of The Nation’s Health by Philip Lee and Public Health Management of Disasters by by Linda Young Landesman

Carol Watwood, the Health Sciences Librarian has said that the Library already has the latest edition of The Nation’s Health. A new copy of Public Health Management of Disasters is on order. Look for it soon on TOPCAT.

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“Civil War and Southern History Research Collection” Available

Housed in the Kentucky Library and Museum, the Civil War and Southern History Research Center offers tremendous opportunities for access to research materials about the Civil War and the history of the South.

Learn more about the center by visiting You can also call 270-745-5083, or send an email to

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Schoolchildren Met Suzy Kline in Bowling Green, KY

Following the success of our first “On the Same Page project,” the Southern Kentucky Book Fest partners will, once again, sponsor a community-wide reading project for children. The book chosen is Horrible Harry and the Locked Closet. This book is written by popular children’s author, Suzy Kline. She was in Bowling Green to discuss her book with schoolchildren from Warren and other counties. Selected photos are available for the following:

November 16th
Gray Elementary 8:00 a.m.

Cumberland Trace 10:00 a.m.
Briarwood 1:00 p.m.

November 17
Cherry Elemenary 9:00 a.m.

Warren Elementary 1:00 p.m.
Barnes and Noble 5:30 p.m.

November 18
Arts Center 9:00

Natcher Elementary 1:30

Pictures of the the kick off at Bowling Green Public Library 6:30 p.m. are also added to the On the Same Page web site.

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WKU Libraries Featured Dr. Tosha Dupras in Its Faraway Places Program

Ancient Egypt

On November 17, 2005, WKU Libraries’ Faraway Places featured Dr. Tosha Dupras from the Department of Anthropology, University of Central Florida. Her topic, Life and Death in Ancient Egypt, attracted more than 150 people, a number of which were WKU students. In case you missed the presentation, you may view these photos.


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Online Access @ your library

Online access NOW available for the following through TOPCAT:

AWHONN Lifelines
Journal of the West
Economic Freedom of the World
American Society of Microbiologists (ASM)
Public Health Reports
Kirkus Reviews
Update: Applications of Research in Music Education
Annual Review of Environment and Resources
Geocarto International
Climate Research
Environmental and Planning A and B

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Two “Don’t Miss” Events

  1. On Saturday, Nov. 12, 9am – 12noon, at the Kentucky Library and Museum, the last of the fall series of “Medium Magic” workshops were held. Throughout the series, participants had worked with several different media. On Saturday it was acrylic paint. This series was planned for individuals 15 years old and up. The workshop fee, which included all materials and supplies, was $25; however, Library and Museum Associates and WKU students received a 15 percent discount. Pre-registration was encouraged. The contact was Lynne Ferguson (270) 745-6082 or Alice Gatewood-Waddell (270) 745-2594 or
  2. Egypt imageOn Thursday, Nov. 17, 7pm at Barnes & Noble, 1680 Campbell Lane, Dr. Tosha Dupras, an internationally known forensic anthropologist from the University of Central Florida, presented this month’s “Far Away Places” program. Dupras talked about her research on Ancient Egypt as well as contemporary work for Florida police departments. Dr. Tosha’s web site is at

All programs in the “Far Away Places” series, which is organized by University Libraries, are free and open to the public. For more information, contact Brian Coutts (270) 745-6121 or or check the Website:

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