Welcome to Paul G. Blazer Library


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The mission of Paul G. Blazer Library is to support the information needs of the Kentucky State University community.  Included in this goal is a commitment to promote student success by enhancing information access and retrieval through technology, strengthening collections in support of the curricula for the University’s programs, and assisting faculty in their quest for excellence in teaching, scholarship and service.

Blazer Library’s collection of more than 600,000 items includes extensive reference, periodical and circulating collections of materials such as books, videos, microforms, sound recordings and others, to aid students in their course work and research. The university community is also encouraged to use Blazer Library for personal enrichment and leisure reading.

The second floor of the library houses the Special Collections and the University Archives, which contain rare and historical documents and publications relating to African American culture and history, Black Kentuckians, and University history.

The Education Lab on the ground floor, provide education curriculum materials for grades preschool through 12.

Blazer Library is a selective depository for United States Government Document Publications and houses a collection of federal and state documents.

Needed materials not available in the Library can be obtained via Inter Library Loan. Photocopy facilities are also available for student use.

Professional librarians and support personnel are available to assist students in using the library’s resources and facilities. Library information may be obtained by asking library staff or by consulting the Library Handbook, available at any of the service desks throughout the library. Special library tours or individualized instruction may be scheduled by contacting the Reference Desk. Should you need immediate assistance please call, 502-597-6852.

Sheila A. Stuckey
Director of the Library