Thursday, September 14, 2023 - 10:16am

Miller was one of the four students killed on May 4, 1970, on the Kent Campus. He is the fallen student who Mary Ann Vecchio is kneeling near in the most well-known photo from that tragic day. 

Tuesday, August 29, 2023 - 1:40pm

University Libraries is proud to name the awardees of our first set of Affordable Learning Materials (ALM) and Open Educational Resources (OER) Incentive Grants. These grants, funded by the Provost’s Office, are to provide incentive to faculty to adopt/adapt, or write their own OER. OER are openly-licensed textbooks and accompanying materials that are free of charge to students. Each awardee has been paired with an assigned Subject Librarian to assist with research and other informational needs.

Thursday, August 17, 2023 - 1:45pm

Butler, 74, has spent a year re-creating the first kit he owned in high school, the same drums that the FBI impounded following the National Guard shootings at Kent State University on May 4, 1970.

Wednesday, August 16, 2023 - 1:41pm

The cloud-based SaaS has demonstrated successes with complex consortial systems and will achieve OhioLINK’s user-centered vision.

Thursday, July 6, 2023 - 2:46pm

After a national search, Alison Caplan has been selected as the new director of Kent State University’s May 4 Visitors Center, a museum that tells the story of the shootings at Kent State on May 4, 1970, set in the context of the 1960s. Caplan currently serves as director of education at the National First Ladies’ Library in Canton, Ohio. She will begin at Kent State on July 18.

Wednesday, May 31, 2023 - 9:50am

Help Is Here!

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 9:41am

The Kent State University Press released a list of new titles this spring that would make for enjoyable summer reading for the beach, pool or backyard hammock. 

Tuesday, April 18, 2023 - 2:09pm

In addition to teaching courses on information technology, assessment and business administration in higher education, Eckert is the coordinator for Kent State’s Institutional Research and Assessment certificate. Her research focuses on how institutions and units within navigate systems and structures, with her most recent interest centering on how administrators at Kent State navigated the events leading up to and after May 4, 1970. 

Monday, February 27, 2023 - 1:04pm

Photographs Captured During Time of Pivotal Social Change Fill Archives

Tuesday, February 21, 2023 - 4:04pm

Kent State University Libraries established a Student Advisory Council in early February 2023. 
Membership is composed of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as executive leadership of the University Libraries and representatives from library staff. 

The Advisory Council is charged with providing advice to the dean and library leadership on issues related to services, resources and spaces. 


Kent State University Libraries’ Annual Report is a comprehensive overview of our department that includes our vision and mission statements and the programs, resources, events and personnel contributions with which they align. The inaugural issue covered the academic year 2018-19.

Essential Library, The Newsletter of Kent State University Libraries, is distributed once each fall and spring semester to all full-time employees at all of Kent State’s campuses. Through the newsletter, faculty and staff are informed of University Libraries’ services, personnel, events and facility updates and are encouraged to take advantage of all that the Libraries offer to support student success and their professional development. The inaugural issue was published in spring semester 2018.

Page Turners is University Libraries’ biannual magazine that informs and updates the on- and off-campus community of our knowledgeable faculty, competent staff, helpful resources, impressive facilities and interesting events. The inaugural issue was published in spring semester 2012.