Take a Moment to Review KSL's ID Policy
Thu, 05 Dec 2013 11:56:16 EST
As the university moves into final exams and building use of Kelvin Smith Library increases, we encourage library users to review our ID policy. KSL's ID scan system, which was installed at the Welcome Desk over a year ago, has resulted in increased security for all of our guests.Ã‚Â We appreciate...
ITS Maintenance Will Affect KSL Website on November 27
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 14:33:31 EST
Please be aware that ITS maintenance will cause certain sections of KSL's website to temporarily be down during the early morning of November 27, 2013. During this time, many useful resources will remain operational through the following links: Summon All-in-One Search Case Catalog OhioLINK Central Catalog Case E-Journal Portal (locate...
OhioLINK to Retire OLINKS on December 31
Mon, 25 Nov 2013 11:20:01 EST
Beginning December 31, 2013, OhioLINK will retire its locally-developed link resolver, OLINKS. Since 2001, OLINKS has been the major OhioLINK tool used to link users to scholarly articles. OhioLINK users accustomed to seeing the familiar symbol of OLINKS, a yellow Ã¢Â€ÂœFind It!Ã¢Â€Â button, should be aware of this change. Moving...
The Art of Julian Stanczak: Through the Looking-glass
Thu, 21 Nov 2013 09:17:47 EST
Kelvin Smith Library's exhibition series continues with Julian Stanczak's Through the Looking-glass. The exhibit will open with a reception on Thursday, December 5 from 4-6 p.m. at the KSL Art Gallery. Please click here to RSVP. Through the Looking-glass features a highly original and technically challenging group of Stanczak's prints...
A Year of Creating Value: KSL 2013 Annual Report Now Available
Wed, 30 Oct 2013 16:01:02 EST
Kelvin Smith Library invites you to review our FY2013 annual report, A Year of Creating Value at the following link: http://library.case.edu/ksl/annualreport/ From the installation of state-of-the-art technology to improvements to facilities and additions to collections, take a moment to review highlights from the last year at KSL. The report features...
Register for Free GIS & Statistics Workshops through KSL's CaseLearns Program!
Fri, 25 Oct 2013 09:14:20 EST
Sign up today for the following CaseLearns courses, open to all CWRU faculty, staff, students and alumni. View entire course calendar and register at http://library.case.edu/caselearns/. Making Your First Map General introduction to GIS (geographic information systems) and ArcGIS (v10.2) software. In this course you will learn how to explore geographic...
Try BrowZine Tablet App for Free through Nov. 9!
Fri, 11 Oct 2013 15:12:32 EST
Kelvin Smith Library is running a trial of BrowZine, a new tablet application that allows users to browse, read and monitor many of the library's scholarly journals, all in a format optimized for your iPad or Android tablet! Built to accompany your searching needs, items found in BrowZine can easily...
Celebrate the Book & Paper Arts with KSL's Octavofest Events
Tue, 08 Oct 2013 12:28:54 EST
Kelvin Smith Library will host several events as part of Octavofest, an annual celebration of the book and paper arts during the month of October. This year's events center around the theme of travel and are free and open to the public. Around the World in 80 Books KSL presents...
Art of World-Renowned Painter Julian Stanczak on Display Now at KSL
Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:00:24 EST
The work of Julian Stanczak, world-renowned painter and pioneer in Optical Art, will be featured in a series of four exhibitions at Kelvin Smith Library. The first exhibit, The Genesis of Perceptual Art, is on display now at the libraryÃ¢Â€Â™s first floor art gallery. Join us for the exhibition's...
Online Resources Affected by Government Shutdown
Fri, 04 Oct 2013 13:19:19 EST
Due to the current U.S. federal government shutdown, several websites have gone offline. Affected sites include: USGS.gov Bureau of Economic Analysis (bea.gov) Ã¢Â€Â¨ Business.gov Ã¢Â€Â¨ Census.gov Ã¢Â€Â¨ Copyright.gov Data.gov Disability.gov ERIC (eric.ed.gov) FCC.gov FTC.gov Library of Congress (loc.gov) NASA.gov National Park Service (nps.gov) NIMH.gov NIST.gov NOAA.gov (access to weather.gov still...
Trial of LGBT Thought and Culture Available Through December 1
Thu, 03 Oct 2013 15:38:23 EST
Kelvin Smith Library is pleased to offer a trial to LGBT Thought and Culture now through December 1, 2013. All CWRU students, faculty and staff may gain access by going to http://lgbttrial.alexanderstreet.com. LGBT Thought and Culture is a one-of-a-kind online resource hosting the key works and archival documentation of LGBT...
Celebrate KSL's 100th Anniversary as a Federal Depository Library
Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:56:52 EST
Join us to celebrate Kelvin Smith Library's 100th anniversary as a Federal Depository Library! To honor this occasion, a ceremony will be held at KSL including a presentation by George Barnum -- Agency Historian at the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) -- that surveys a handful of days and events...
Alumni, Homecoming, Family Weekend @ KSL!
Wed, 18 Sep 2013 11:33:50 EST
Be part of Case Western Reserve University's annual Homecoming weekend with these exciting events at Kelvin Smith Library on Friday, September 27! All of our events are free and open to the public. Alumni, families, students, faculty, staff and guests are all encouraged to attend! Kelvin Smith Library Open HouseÃ¢Â€ÂŒ...
Don't Miss RefWorks 2.0 Info Sessions at KSL!
Wed, 11 Sep 2013 08:17:51 EST
Learn how to use this powerful online research management, writing and collaboration tool: How to sign up for a new account. How to export references to RefWorks from the online catalog, Summon and online databases. Ã¢Â€Â¨ How to organize your references in RefWorks. Ã¢Â€Â¨ How to use Write-N-Cite to quickly...
Welcome Back from KSL!
Thu, 05 Sep 2013 09:08:38 EST
Want to see what's new this year at Kelvin Smith Library? Whether you're new to campus or a seasoned library user, take a moment to learn about some exciting new features at KSL, as well as to review our essential services and versatile facilities. You can find it all here....