Fall Library Hours

The library will be closed Thursday, November 25-Sunday, November 28 for Thanksgiving.

August 23, 2021-December 17, 2021: Monday-Thursday, 8 am-4:00 pm & Friday, 8 am-1 pm. Closed Saturday & Sunday.

  • Contactless and after-hours library material pick-up services are available. Please call 440-964-4239 to make arrangements.   
  • Library items may be returned to the KSUA book-drop, which is located on the parking lot side of the library near the emergency exit doors.
  • Please return all bookstore items directly to Barnes & Noble

Winter Break Library Hours

Monday, December 20 & Tuesday, December 21: 8 am-5 pm. Closed Wednesday, December 22-Sunday, January 2.

Monday, January 3-Sunday, January 16: Monday-Thursday: 8 am-5 pm. Closed Friday-Sunday.

Finding Books, AV & Digital Images

KentLINK Library Catalog
Find and request items from any library in the Kent State University System

OhioLINK Library Catalog
Search and request materials from Ohio academic libraries and the State Library of Ohio.

Simultaneously search KentLINK, OhioLINK, and a large number of selected databases and indexes.

OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons
Includes instructional, research, historic, and creative materials produced by the University System of Ohio and Ohio's private colleges.

Audio, Visual, and Image Resources
Directory of music recordings, the C-SPAN video library and television recordings, art images, geological and historic maps, and more.

Request materials from a network of public library systems throughout the state.

Interlibrary Loan
Request books and articles from other libraries in the KSU system, statewide, nationally, and internationally.

Citation Style Guides

APA Style Guide 7th Edition - Kent State University Libraries

APA & MLA Style Tutorials - Kent State University Libraries

MLA Formatting & Style Guide - Online Writing Lab at Purdue University

Finding Articles

A helpful resource for Nursing and Allied Health articles.

Opposing Viewpoints
Includes pro and con commentary on a variety of contemporary topics.

Academic Search Complete
Popular multi-disciplinary resources

Covers the humanities, social sciences, and sciences.

Nexis Uni
Access local and national newspaper articles, law and legislative materials, and company financials. 

OhioLINK Electronic Journal Center
Search for electronic journals, articles by article title, author, publisher, journal title, and more. 

Journal Finder
Looking for a specific journal? Find full-text electronic and print journals by journal title or by subject.