Online Catalog will be unavailable Thursday, August 21
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:09:20 EST
Please note that beginning around 7 a.m. on Thursday, August 21, our online catalog will be unavailable during business hours. Users who are not able to access the CWRU catalog are encouraged to search the OhioLINK central catalog at http://olc1.ohiolink.edu/search. Thank you in advance for your patience and understanding during...
Shelving installation will temporarily affect University Archives services
Tue, 05 Aug 2014 11:33:51 EST
In August and September the University Archives will have new compact shelving installed. Consequently, some services will be curtailed. Please be aware of the following: No new accessions will be accepted 8/4 through 9/19. Transfers can resume 9/22. The Reading Room will be closed to researchers 8/13 through 9/12. It...
View new issue of KSL Connects!
Mon, 23 Jun 2014 10:31:52 EST
For the past three years, Kelvin Smith Library's strategic plan has been the road map guiding efforts related to all aspects of our mission. From leading a campus-wide effort to deliver improved digital scholarship services, making our special collections more accessible, creating state-of-the-art facilities and hosting educational events, the Spring/Summer...
Submit your proposal for the upcoming Digital Scholarship Colloquium: Pedagogy & Practices
Thu, 19 Jun 2014 14:29:28 EST
The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship at Kelvin Smith Library will host its annual Digital Scholarship Colloquium on November 6-7, 2014. This year's colloquium will focus on digital research pedagogy and practices in the humanities, sciences and social sciences. Proposals for panels, papers and presentations that address these themes are...
New Special Collections Exhibits at KSL
Mon, 16 Jun 2014 12:55:50 EST
Be sure to check out KSL's new special collections exhibits! "The Alice Project" and "Science Fiction & Fantasy" are on display now in the library's (first floor) art gallery, and "The Giving Tradition" is on display in the Hatch Reading Room (second floor). The exhibits are free and open...
Summer Hours at KSL
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:28:41 EST
Take a moment to review Kelvin Smith Library's revised summer session hours. The library's 24x7 services take a break during summer session, and will resume with the Fall 2014 semester. Regular Business Hours Monday Ã¢Â€Â“ Thursday: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday: Ã‚Â 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m....
New for Finals: Extra Quiet Study Space in KSL!
Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:26:33 EST
Looking for additional space to study during reading days and finals? KSL will open rooms LL06 A & B (on the library's lower level) for quiet study in the evenings. See schedule below for dates and times of availability. Tues. 4/29: 5 PM to 8 AM Weds. 4/30 Weds. 4/30:...
Celebrate Preservation Week at Kelvin Smith Library!
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 08:17:34 EST
Preservation week is an annual national event sponsored by the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (a division of the American Library Association) to increase public awareness of preservation needs. To celebrate, the following free events will be offered at Kelvin Smith Library.Ã‚Â Attendees of one or more of three...
Recipients of the 2014 Freedman Fellows Awards Selected
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:32:44 EST
Kelvin Smith Library and the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Freedman Fellows awards: Dr. Melvyn Goldstein, John Reynolds Harkness Professor of Anthropology and Co-director of the Center for Research on Tibet Dr. Justin Gallagher, Assistant Professor, Economics Dr. Goldstein and the...
Where Does Sacredness Reside? Panel to Discuss Transformations of Religious Meaning in the Twenty-First Century
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 08:51:01 EST
Usually we think of the sacred and the secular as inhabiting very different spaces. Today, however, they intermingle and merge in a variety of ways, from museums to social media to popular culture. We find the sacred in the very secular, and the secular breaking into the sacred. This breaking...
Congratulations to KSL Science & Engineering Info Fair Winners!
Thu, 03 Apr 2014 14:20:46 EST
Kelvin Smith Library organized a Science and Engineering Info Fair on March 21 to showcase many of the resources available in the library. Publishers and vendors were available to answer questions, provide helpful tips, discuss new features and demonstrate their products. With the help of event sponsors, event attendees had...
Freedman Fellow Dr. Mark Pedretti to Discuss "Cartography as Memory in Hiroshima Literature"
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 16:16:59 EST
On Wednesday, April 16, Kelvin Smith Library will host a presentation by 2013 Freedman Fellow, Dr. Mark Pedretti. Dr. Pedretti will discuss the challenges and solutions related to his research, and how they were addressed by the Freedman Fellows Program and its corresponding support. Since the atomic bombing on August...
Final exhibit in KSL series of "The Art of Julian Stanczak" to open April 10
Tue, 25 Mar 2014 14:19:07 EST
Throughout the academic year, Kelvin Smith Library has featured seldom-seen prints by Optical Art pioneer, Julian Stanczak. The last in the series of four exhibitions, "Pushing the Envelope: New Dimensions of Color," will open with a reception on Thursday, April 10 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Kelvin Smith...
Register for SciFinder Lunch-Time Info Sessions
Fri, 21 Mar 2014 08:35:05 EST
Join us for lunch and presentations by speakers who will show you what SciFinder can do for your research! SciFinder provides researchers with access to the world's largest and most reliable collection of Ã¢Â€ÂŒchemistry and related science information, and is a one-stop shop experience with flexible search and discovery options...
Additional CaseLearns Classes Added
Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:01:46 EST
The following classes have been added to the Spring 2014 CaseLearns schedule: Digital Images: Part 2 Tuesday, April 1 from 2-4 p.m. Kelvin Smith Library, Room LL06 B&C Course Description: Participants will learn how to navigate Photoshop and to learn to perform basic image editing such as cropping, advanced rotation,...