Multimedia elements, such as photography, videos and personal testimonies can help maximize the written accounts about the events of May 4, 1970 by leading to a deeper understanding of what transpired. Kent State University's Special Collections and Archives houses a May 4 Collection, with multimedia components, which is open to the public.
Guide to Experts
Kent State has numerous experts, including witnesses, historians and other members of the university community, who are available for media interviews about the history and impact of May 4. Their contact information can be found in the Guide to Experts by entering "May 4" in the block marked "expertise".
Archives - Special Collections
In 1970, Kent State University Libraries established a May 4 Collection in its Special Collections and Archives. This publicly accessible repository includes more than 300 cubic feet of primary sources related to the Kent State shootings and their aftermath.
Through the Looking Glass
May 4: Through the Looking Glass, created within Kent State University’s School of Emerging Media and Technology in collaboration with Alan Canfora, is an interactive exhibition that seeks to open up new spaces for thinking and feeling the profound legacies of May 4, 1970.