Tuesday, February 7, 2023 - 3:51pm

Kent State University Libraries’ spring 2023 Digital Scholarship Series kicked off the first session on February 3 with an introduction to ORCiD and OAKS. 

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 - 11:55am

New resources are now available through our OhioLINK partnership and the use of Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) funds to bridge COVID-created gaps in higher education instructional materials and library resources. 

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 9:17am

At age 85, the Lakewood native has released his first book, a memoir titled “In the Heart of It All: An Unvarnished Account of My Life in Public Service,” published by Kent State University Press.

Thursday, November 10, 2022 - 1:29pm

Kent State University’s Center for Adult and Veteran Services (CAVS) offers family-friendly study hours for student parents that offers a trained student volunteer to entertain and supervise children.

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 - 9:33am

Kent State University Libraries on Monday accepted a donation of a portrait of Hart Crane, the only painting believed to exist of the 20th century American poet.

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 - 3:09pm

Located in McGilvrey Hall, the Map Library, one of University Libraries’ four Kent Campus branch locations, is currently the site of a unique course assignment involving concepts of urban sustainability that utilize classic LEGO® sets. 

Monday, October 3, 2022 - 3:51pm

Award-winning poets Tracy K. Smith and Farnaz Fatemi will be featured in the Stan and Tom Wick Poetry Prize Reading Series on Thursday, Oct. 20 at 7 p.m. in Kent State University’s Kiva Auditorium. The reading is funded by generous grants from the National Endowment for the Arts. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are required.

Friday, September 9, 2022 - 2:26pm

Kent State University’s LaunchNET program is celebrating 10 years of helping members of the university community pursue their entrepreneurial ventures.
The business startup advising program provides advice, guidance and workspace for fledgling entrepreneurs to develop their ideas and determine their viability.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 4:45pm

Learn how to locate, adopt and adapt Open Educational Resources and other alternatives to traditional textbooks at Kent State University Libraries’ 2022 Affordable Course Materials Summit. This event will take place on Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm in the first-floor Harrick Garden Room. The event is free; however, registration is required.

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 - 4:21pm

Kent State University Libraries and the Honors College will co-host a Constitution Day event on Friday, Sept. 16 in University Libraries’ Harrick Garden Room, beginning at 1 p.m. Accomplished New York attorney and Kent State alumnus Lloyd De Vos will present “Equal Justice – Under Law – For All” focusing on the U.S. Constitution’s impact on our government. Additionally, De Vos will discuss his personal experience arguing a case before the Supreme Court and his views on a living Constitution.


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.