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  • 5 New Databases Now Accessible through Steely Library 

    5 New Databases Now Accessible through Steely Library 

    The curious minds of NKU are now free to explore the vast depths of database giants ArtStor, Theater and Drama Premium, Food Studies Online, Data Planet, and EStatement Studies (RMA). Each database offers a unique set of digital resources inaccessible through common free search engine services. 


  • Steely Library Joins Exclusive Online Library Network

    Steely Library Joins Exclusive Online Library Network

    Information seekers at Steely can gain access to digital resources outside of the library within 18 hours or less. Earlier this year [...]


  • Diversity Makes Us All Better

    Diversity Makes Us All Better

    That is why Steely Library is sharing favorite books from students in various NKU organizations. In this segment, we are featuring student scholars and mentors from NKU Latino Mentor Program (LAMP) students . All recommended reads are available as print or electronic copies and can be found by clicking the “book” tab on the library’s homepage.


  • 2021 Winners Selected for W. Frank Steely Library Research Award

    2021 Winners Selected for W. Frank Steely Library Research Award

    Excellence in research has earned two graduate students at Northern Kentucky University recognition as winners of the 2021 W. Frank Steely Library Research Award [...]


  • Affordable Learning Task Force in Kentucky

    Affordable Learning Task Force in Kentucky

    Northern Kentucky University’s Scholarly Communications Librarian, Crissy Ross, is co-chairing a taskforce charged with [...]


  • New resource - GenderWatch

    New resource - GenderWatch

    GenderWatch enhances gender and women's studies, and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) research by providing authoritative perspectives [...]


  • Fourth GEARUP Institute

    Fourth GEARUP Institute

    GEARUP Ambassadors are embedding information literacy concepts into their courses after participating in a three-day summer institute. Ambassadors and librarians engaged in conversation around the Framework for Information Literacy, discussed backward design principles, and drafted learning outcomes. Ambassadors and librarians will [...]


  • New Resource! IBISWorld

    New Resource! IBISWorld

    Steely Library offers access to IBISWorld, a resource that provides in-depth industry analysis for all major U.S. industry sectors. Over 1,350 reports contain key statistics, market characteristics, segmentation, industry conditions, industry performance [...]


  • Steely Library is Hiring

    Steely Library is Hiring

    Join an innovative group at Northern Kentucky University, located just outside downtown Cincinnati. Steely librarians and staff are leading the implementation of the campus-wide Quality [...]


  • Black Thought and Culture - Database Trial Available

    Black Thought and Culture - Database Trial Available

    Black Thought and Culture is a database that provides approximately 100,000 pages of nonfiction writings by over 1,000 American black leaders. Approximately 20% of the items are previously unpublished [...]


  • IPA Source Now Available

    IPA Source Now Available

    Steely Library provides access to IPA Source, a collection of over 12,000 literal translations and International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions. The goal of IPA Source is to promote the comprehension and accurate [...]


  • Ethnic NewsWatch - New Diversity Focused Resources

    Ethnic NewsWatch - New Diversity Focused Resources

    Updated daily with new content, Ethnic NewsWatch provides thousands of scholarly, full-text articles for area and ethnic studies, [...]


  • Apply Now to Join the Board of Student Stakeholders

    Apply Now to Join the Board of Student Stakeholders

    Looking for your next leadership opportunity on campus? We are excited to invite currently enrolled NKU students to submit an application for Steely Library's Board of Student Stakeholders (BOSS). BOSS is a committee that meets monthly to provide input on library services, policies, collections, spaces, programming, and technology [...]


  • Textbook Affordability Program

    Textbook Affordability Program

    We are excited to announce Steely Library in collaboration with other NKU campus stakeholders, including the University Connect and Persist (UCAP) program, implemented a campus-wide pilot textbook program beginning fall semester 2020. Fifteen digital textbooks were purchased and integrated into Steely’s library catalog [...]


  • Online Learning Kits

    Online Learning Kits

    Wifi Hotspots, Headphones and Webcams Available! Studying off campus this summer? Online Learning Kits are available for checkout [...]


  • Steely Library Adds Textbooks for Students

    Steely Library Adds Textbooks for Students

    Steely Library is excited to announce the extension of our popular Textbook Affordability Program into the spring 2021 semester [...]


  • Steely Library is Hiring

    Steely Library is Hiring

    We are looking for three innovative professionals to serve in leadership roles in Steely Library. Please see our job opportunities page for more information.


  • GEARUP Ambassadors Announced

    GEARUP Ambassadors Announced

    The next cohort of GEARUP Ambassadors has been selected. The ambassador program is a significant component of the Quality Enhancement Plan titled GEARUP with Information Literacy. The goal of GEARUP is to increase [...]


  • Calling All Graduate Students!

    Calling All Graduate Students!

    Steely is facilitating our annual Graduate Research Panel on Wednesday, April 28 at 5pm. Please join in conversation with your graduate faculty and peers about becoming a graduate scholar! Click the link to register and view all events happening during NKU's inaugural Experiential Learning Week [...]


  • GEARUP to Vote

    GEARUP to Vote

    Top Ten Tips & Resources to be Information Literate for the 2020 Election - Election season is underway, bringing with it an endless amount of information that will spread across social media feeds, among other outlets [...]

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