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Classes beginning at 4pm today on the WKU Bowling Green campus are canceled. ALL Thursday and Friday classes on all campuses are also canceled. Online classes will proceed as scheduled. WKU offices will be closed on Thursday, with essential personnel reporting.

WKU Owensboro closed at noon today (Wed., 3/4).

WKU Glasgow evening classes that begin at 5 pm today will be canceled and the WKU Glasgow campus will close at 7 pm.

WKU Elizabethtown-Fort Knox campus will close today at 3 pm and will remain closed Thurs., Fri, and Sat., March 5-7.

Should inclement weather make travel hazardous, residence halls will remain open until Saturday. Follow WKU Housing & Residence Life for updates.

The high school regional basketball tournament games scheduled for tonight have been canceled. Games will be rescheduled for Friday/Saturday. Follow WKU News for the latest updates. #WKUAlert

Library Special Collections Services & Fees

Materials from the Kentucky Library Research Collections, Manuscripts & Folklife Archives, WKU Archives are accessed through the Harrison-Baird Reading Room located on the second floor of the Kentucky Building.

The Harrison-Baird Reading Room is equipped with microfilm reader/printers and a photocopy machine. The collection policy prohibits the copying of restricted materials, fragile materials, manuscripts, complete oral histories or complete collections. Outside equipment, including scanners and cameras, are prohibited. Photocopies may be obtained at a cost of $.10 to $.25 per page.

All images in the Kentucky Library Research Collections remain the property of the Department of Library Special Collections. For additional information see, Copyright and the Publication & Exhibition Request Form.


Scan (72 dpi) - $5.00 each

Scan (300 dpi) - $10.00 each

Scanning to CD add $3.50 per CD

One Time Publication / Exhibition Fees:

Non-commercial - $25.00

Commercial - $100.00

Make checks payable to Library Special Collections. Cash and interdepartmental transfers are accepted. Major credit cards (MasterCard, Visa, and Discover) may be used for orders exceeding $50.

Send checks or cash to the Library Special Collections, Kentucky Building, Western Kentucky University, 1906 College Heights Blvd. #11092, Bowling Green, Kentucky 42101-1092.  Phone 270-745-5083  or e-mail inquiries to



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 Last Modified 9/25/14