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Monday, May 9, 2022 - 11:50am

As Students First continues to be priority one for Kent State University, it is important to note that affordable course materials, including Open Educational Resources (OERs), have been demonstrated to lower the cost of higher education for students and may improve learner outcomes through increased access.1, 2

Friday, April 29, 2022 - 10:12am

Kent State University’s long and extensive history has been continuously documented and studied. Those looking for the highlights of the university’s past can find it all in one place: the University Libraries’ Special Collections and Archives: Digital Collections on the website. This next installment of Where on the Web? highlights pages across the Kent State website of special interest and use to the Kent State community.

Thursday, April 14, 2022 - 9:43am

Wednesday, April 13, 2022 - 2:50pm

The Kent State University Press and the Wick Poetry Center invite the public to celebrate the recently published “Dear Vaccine: Global Voices Speak to the Pandemic” on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in University Library’s Harrick Garden Room, 1125 Risman Drive in Kent, Ohio. Attendees are encouraged to wear a mask. The program is free and open to the public, but reservations are appreciated. RSVP at

Tuesday, March 29, 2022 - 10:31am

Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 2:27pm

1.) "Frameworks for Reading Native American Literature" is a 75-minute lecture intended for general audiences to gain important context for understanding Native American literature.  Delivered by Professor Jessica Jones (full-time faculty, English Department, Stark Campus) this lecture follows the Essential Understandings of Indian Education for All as set forth by the Montana Office of Public Instruction as well as the National Museum of the American Indian & Smithsonian.

Wednesday, March 2, 2022 - 12:35pm

OhioLINK Courier Announcement

Dear Kent State Students, Staff and Faculty,

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the state of Ohio will be transitioning to a new courier service for book deliveries between Ohio colleges and universities.

This transition will require a pause in statewide print lending.

Requests for print materials through the OhioLINK Central Catalog will pause on Friday, March 11, 2022.

Thursday, February 17, 2022 - 9:26am

Through a collaborative effort, Kent State University offers parenting students Family-Friendly Study Hours where they have a chance to study and work, while student volunteers entertain their children in a quiet, safe space.


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.