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Monday, April 29, 2024 - 1:15pm

Alison Caplan shares her impressions of unique Kent State experiences in her first year as director of the May 4 Visitor Center

Monday, April 15, 2024 - 3:48pm

Comics of May 4" features the work of artists Chuck Ayers, Derf Backderf and Katherine Wirick.

Thursday, April 11, 2024 - 10:41am

The lecture series created in 2022 to honor the legacy of Kent State University Professor Emeritus of Sociology Jerry M. Lewis, Ph.D., will feature Professor of Geography Chris Post, Ph.D., presenting “Developing and Interpreting the Wounded Student Markers at Kent State” as this year’s selected speaker.

Monday, April 1, 2024 - 12:36pm

The Kent State University Press is delighted to announce that Professor Jamie C. Capuzza’s new book, The Fifth Star: Ohio’s Fight for Women’s Right to Vote (Kent State University Press, 2023), has received the 2024 Senior Scholar Publication Award from the Ohio Academy of History. The award was announced on Saturday, March 16, 2024, at the Ohio Academy of History’s annual conference. 

Thursday, February 22, 2024 - 10:21am

If you frequent the Kent State University Library for Starbucks and studying, you may not have noticed you were within feet of one of the most important resources for students on campus. The Student Multimedia Studio (SMS) on the first floor provides a space for academic and creative play for students, faculty and staff.

Thursday, February 15, 2024 - 2:40pm

The Division of Research and Economic Development will host a virtual conversation on the importance of data management plans (DMPs) in contemporary scholarly research on Thursday, Feb. 22 at noon. 

Thursday, February 1, 2024 - 3:02pm

By Dean of University Libraries Ken Burhanna

Wednesday, January 31, 2024 - 1:36pm

Kent State University’s Anti-Racism and Equity Institute, in conjunction with University Libraries, on Feb. 6 will host a movie screening and panel discussion for Black History Month addressing the increasing infant mortality rate among African Americans in Northeast Ohio.

Thursday, December 14, 2023 - 1:25pm

Wishing you a joyful holiday season filled with warmth, laughter and

Wednesday, December 6, 2023 - 9:54am

How the Hack the Stacks program ensures the library collection is representative of the university population


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.