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Although our physical library is closed, please contact Dr. Mary Hricko if you need library support for teaching, learning, or research.
Updates regarding KSU Libraries can be found at the Library Support Page.
Please take time to look over the Flashes Seven Principles to keep each other safe as we begin re-opening the campus.
For specific details regarding book returns/requests and interlibrary loan, please contact Dr. Mary Hricko at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Using Electronic Resources - ARES
Setting up Electronic Reserves
Electronic reserves can be used to provide articles, notes, and other course materials to students. This site explains how to set up electronic reserves for your courses.
Linking ARES to BlackBoard
This link explains how you can set up electronic reserves in your BlackBoard site.
For faculty who wish to convert documents for electronic reserves, please forward any of these requests to email@example.com.
Library Support for Remote Access and Online Teaching
Geauga Campus Library Guide
This guide provides information regarding library services, tutorials, telephone numbers for other KSU libraries, and resources regarding library services.
Connecting From Off-Campus
Use this link and share with your students on how to connect to library resources from off-campus.
Using Library Guides
This list of library guides may be useful to you as you work to build content for your students to use.
UL Library Information
This guide provides information regarding library services at the Kent Campus.
UL Libraries Covid19 FAQ
This FAQ provides information regarding library services during the Covid Response.
Access to e-Books
e-Books at Kent State
This library guide provides access to the e-Books available at Kent State. Encourage your students to use this resource to find materials for their written assignments.
OhioLINK e-Book Center
Access to e-Book Collections through OhioLINK.
"A to Z" OER Resources from OhioLINK
This link provides access to OhioLINK's Affordable Learning resources and course materials.
National Emergency Library
A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed
"Keep Teaching" Library Guides and Resources
Geauga Campus Library Guides
The following library guides may be useful to you as you build content for remote teaching.
Geauga Campus Library Guides (Please select guides to retrieve the list).
Library Services Information