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Elbin Library staff prepare for database changes

Elbin Library staff prepare for database changes

Matteo DiBiagio and Matteo DiBiagio

February 17, 2020

Katy Zane, West Liberty’s librarian and head of Learning Resources, announced that the library database will be undergoing trials to introduce a variety of new databases for students, but some sources may no longer be accessible once the trials conclude. Any information from the database must be saved...

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Interactive Showing of The Book of Hours

Haley Blakemore

December 2, 2019

        The Book of Hours is usually kept safe in the Rare Book Room, which is located on the top floor of the Elbin Library.  On Oct. 7th, the Book of Hours, along with other rare books and literary pieces, were shown at the WLU Downtown Center in Wheeling from 5 to 7 P.M. This was an interactiv...

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Elbin Library provides plenty of resources, quiet places to study

Dakota Knotts, Online Editor

February 26, 2019

  Step aside Valentine’s Day, we’re spending February hitting the books and celebrating National Library Lovers Month. I don’t mean literally, please don’t damage books. Read More »...

Professor Emeritus Bernie Peace remembered

Professor Emeritus Bernie Peace remembered

January 29, 2019

By Dakota Knotts, Online Editor   Bernie Kinzel Peace, 85, of Wheeling, WV, passed away on Monday, Jan 14, 2019 in Wheeling Hospital. Read More »...

Library Book Club begins new chapter on campus

January 18, 2019

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer Avid readers now have a new club on campus where they can share their passion for reading with each other. The Library Book Club plans to spread the love of reading throughout campus and promote the impacts that reading can have for the mind. Read More »...

Nelle M. Krise Rare Book Room houses hidden treasures

Nelle M. Krise Rare Book Room houses hidden treasures

November 27, 2018

By Emily Salvatori, Editor   Priceless might not be the word you think of when you picture the Elbin library, but maybe it should be. When the library was built in 1970, West Liberty gained much more than just a new building. On the top floor of the of the library tucked away, hidden in plain sight, ar...

Elevator repair work set to begin in May 2019

November 20, 2018

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University has secured funding to repair or replace elevators across campus. The upgrades were first announced in a Hilltopper Headlines email sent out on Oct. 24. Read More »...

WLU Foundation helps library upgrade classrooms

WLU Foundation helps library upgrade classrooms

February 25, 2018

By Kendrick Jackson, Advertising Manager   The Paul N. Elbin Library of West Liberty University recently upgraded several classrooms with new technology. This was made possible by the funding of the West Liberty University Foundation. Read More »...

Writing Center open for students to utilize

October 30, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University offers various tutoring services through the student help services in Main Hall. However, WLU is now offering students additional services in the new Writing Center. Read More »...

Elbin Library celebrates ‘Banned Book Week’

October 16, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   The last week of September is considered “Banned Books Week,” which aims to celebrate books that have been challenged or banned and celebrate freedom of speech while bringing awareness to the negative impacts of censorship. From Sept. 24 to the 30, West Liberty ...

Elbin Library takes part in book festival 

November 23, 2016

By Sean Kranske, CW    From Oct. 31 to Nov. 12, the Upper Ohio Valley Festival of Books was held with various events taking place in the Ohio County Public Library, the Wheeling Heritage Artisan Center, the Marshall County Public Library, Oglebay Institute’s Towngate Cinema, and West Virginia Nort...

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