As you enter, scan your ID! New system to begin @KSL
Fri, 09 Nov 2012 12:42:14 EST
Beginning Monday, November 26th, KSL will require all users to present an ID at the welcome desk as they enter the library. Implementation of this new system is simply a step to increase the safety and security of all of our guests. HOW IT WORKS: Students, faculty and staff should...
Freedman Fellows Presentation Series: The Inscriptions on the Antikythera Mechanism
Thu, 01 Nov 2012 12:32:59 EST
The third event in our presentation series features Freedman Fellow Paul Iversen (Associate Professor, Classics). Iversen will discuss two new technologies he is using to read the inscriptions incised on the Antikythera Mechanism, a device considered to be the first analog computer. Capable of computing and displaying information such as...
CWRU Student is Winner in Knovel University Challenge
Wed, 24 Oct 2012 09:20:52 EST
Amy Wen, a graduate student in Biomedical Engineering, is a weekly prize winner in the Knovel University Challenge! As a result she received a Western Digital (WD) HD Live Streaming Media Player. Wen says she likes Knovel because it searches through relevant resources for her research and classes and the...
Register today for CaseLearns New Media Workshops!
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 11:37:28 EST
CaseLearns returns with a full lineup of New Media Workshops with offerings from Digital Images & Digital Video to Desktop Publishing & Google Sites. Registration is required and you can do so by visiting http://library.case.edu/caselearns. Anyone interested in learning more is encouraged to contact Jared Bendis. All workshops will be...
O'Neill Reading Room to be used for Case for Community Day, Friday, Oct. 19
Thu, 18 Oct 2012 11:13:17 EST
KSL will host one of the Case for Community Day events on Friday, October 19. A Reading Carnival will be located on the 2nd floor O'Neill Reading Room and Dampeer Room from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Study spaces will be available on the 1st and 3rd floors, or you...
Freedman Fellows Presentation Series: The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History - Rebuilding a Digital Humanities Platform for a New Century
Thu, 04 Oct 2012 11:43:37 EST
WHEN: Friday, October 19th, 12:30pm-2:00pm WHERE: Clark Hall, Room 206 (11130 Bellflower Road) Join us for the next installment in our presentation series as Freedman Fellow Dr. John Grabowski discusses the motivation to move the online Encyclopedia of Cleveland History (http://ech.case.edu) to a new level of utility and technical viability....
Freedman Fellows Presentation Series: Digital Mapping of Child Trafficking in Northeast Ohio
Tue, 18 Sep 2012 13:13:59 EST
Join Dr. Brian Gran as he leads a discussion on child trafficking in our own backyard. Statistics gathered from alternative public websites, the FBI, city and suburban police departments, county departments, Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) and various social service providers aim to help in the development of...
Octavofest, an annual celebration of the book and paper arts, is once again returning to Northeast Ohio. This year, the Kelvin Smith Library is gearing up for Octavofest at our Open House with a presentation by Michael Ruhlman, internationally known food writer, author and chef. Come hear Ruhlmanâs special...
New Name, New Hours Under its new name and new hours, The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship (once known as The Samuel B. & Marian K. Freedman Digital Library, Language Learning, and Multimedia Services Center) kicks off what will be the beginning of a true transformation for the Center in...
KSL welcomed nearly 1400 new Case students with the popular Information Fair@KSL. Busy tables included the new Personal Librarian program (students could look up & meet their assigned librarian), and Cramelot (free food & drinks). We enjoyed meeting you & look forward to seeing you throughout the year!...
KSL Upgrades the Movie Collection with An Offer...
Tue, 24 Jul 2012 19:37:02 EST
Looking for a few good movies? KSL is replacing many of the VHS videotape recordings with DVDs, for ease of use for classroom teaching and for personal enjoyment. Yet since many people are still interested in adding to their VHS collections, KSL is offering them for sale on the honor...
7-9-12: The next book you borrow from an OhioLINK member library will give you longer research time. Faculty can check out books for longer loan periods, and everyone can renew more times. So when you get your next advance courtesy email notice that your OhioLINK book is due soon, click...
We are pleased to announce Case Western Reserve University's sponsorship with DuraSpace. We currently use the Fedora digital asset management system to support Digital Case (since 2006), which is an open source product of DuraSpace. Our support of DuraSpace will ensure the further development and longevity of this open source...
Let There Be Rock: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library & Archives on the Case Catalog
Thu, 26 Apr 2012 22:25:36 EST
Rolling Stones, Santana, Bob Seger, Boz Scaggs and more are now on the Case Catalog, as the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum's Library & Archives becomes an affiliated library of CWRU. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Library and Archives is the world's most comprehensive...
Can I print at KSL? What does it cost & how do I pay?
KSL computers link to 2 high speed, high volume printers. All printing costs 5 cents a page, and you can pay with with your CaseOneCard, coin, $1 or $5 bills. Printers are on the main floor and second floor, across from the elevators. For locations, check our Maps.
Can I photocopy at KSL? What does it cost & how do I pay?
KSL photocopiers are on the main floor, third floor, and Lower Level, so you can photocopy books and journals. Copies cost ten cents a page on digital copiers, and you can pay with your CaseOneCard, coin, $1 or $5 bills. For locations, check our Maps.
How do I know what's new and what new books there are?
Read the KSL News Blog for events, services, tools & more, that help you do research. Find it on the library homepage. New Books can either be an RSS alert for your subject area or you can browse the New Books Display on the 1st floor of the Kelvin Smith Library.
Where do I get change? / Is there a Change machine?
Use your ID as your cash, not coins & bills. KSL does not give change & asks you to plan ahead for printing and copying. The copiers & printers take $1 & $5 bills and coins, and will give change for a copy/print when there is suffficient change in the machine. Plan ahead! Activate your CaseOneCard ID if you are a staff member, faculty, or grad student.
Where are the Bathrooms?
KSL bathrooms are on all floors, always behind the elevators. Check our for more information.
How do I get a library card?
Your Case ID is your library card if you are enrolled or employed at Case. The first time you use it, staff will swipe it on a library computer to activate your library account and then you can use your ID at any Case library or OhioLINK member library, if your account is in good standing.
Is there a book drop? Is there a drive-up book drop?
KSL has a book drop in the front of the building, under the covered portico, on the Thwing Center side of the Main Doors. Currently, there is no drive-up book drop. The KSL bookdrop is open when there are no Regular Business Hours–when KSL is open, bring your items to the inside book drops. Videos & DVDs must be returned to staff at the Main Service Desk so the are not damaged in bookdrops.
Can I fax something at KSL?
KSL does not have fax services but Thwing Center, next door, does in Printing Services. Stop in weekdays 8-5:30 p.m. for information about fees, etc.
Does KSL have a SelfCheckout Machine? When can I use it?
KSL’s 3M SelfCheckout machine is on the Main Service Desk and can be used whenever you are in KSL! (You must have used your Case ID card at least once before at a Case library for a regular checkout with staff, so your ID data is swiped into the system.) Use SelfCheckout during 24×7, or whenever you need to save time.
Can I checkout the CPL@Case-KSL books and magazines on the KSL SelfCheckout?
Use the CPL SelfCheckout machine nearby the CPL@Case-KSL collections, with your CPL library card. The KSL SelfCheckout machine reads only Case ID cards and Case barcodes.