Kelvin Smith Library (KSL) welcomes individuals with personal research needs. We offer collections for browsing, reading, scanning and photocopying. Our primary mission is to support the teaching and learning activities of CWRU faculty, staff, and students. See the Visitor Privileges webpage for important information regarding building access and computer access, and be sure to consult the KSL Hours webpage when scheduling your visit.
KSL is located at the intersection of Euclid Ave. and East Blvd., next to Severance Hall. KSL’s main entrance is set back slightly from Euclid Ave. See the Visit CWRU webpage for campus maps and RTA maps. See Access Services’ webpages for CWRU campus parking information. Metered street parking may be found on surrounding streets.
The notation "Siegal" in the online catalog refers to the Aaron Garber Library of the Siegal College of Judaic Studies at 26500 Shaker Blvd. Cleveland OH 44122. The Aaron Garber Library is the academic library of the College and the central library of the Cleveland Jewish community. It includes 30,000 volumes, plus periodicals, language tapes, music and text CDs in English, Hebrew and Yiddish. The Library's electronic catalog is part of the online library system managed by Case Western Reserve University, and is included in OhioLINK, the statewide electronic academic catalog system. Online borrowing privileges are reserved for students registered at Siegal College. Community members are welcome to browse the catalog, visit the Garber Library and borrow materials.
For further information, contact by email, or call 216-464-4050 x131 or 132.