Requesting Items in On-Site Storage

Special materials at the main library are located in on-site storage, which is not accessible to the public. This includes materials not limited to; VHS tapes, DVDs, spoken word CDs, pre-1900s books, specialty art books, and all microforms (including microfilm, microfiche, microcards, and ERIC documents).

  • Alternatively, most ERIC Documents can be found in the ERIC Database.

To checkout on-site storage materials, search and locate an item within  KentLINK, and select the Request button. When you request an item, you may choose which library location to pick up the materials.


All materials with a location of, On-Site Storage at the Main Library, must be requested online through KentLINK at least one day in advance.

We reserve the right to cancel any items that can be requested through the KentLINK system or the ERIC Database.

If you have any questions, please call the Circulation Desk at 330-672-7905, or email circ@kent.edu.