Kelvin Smith Library Exhibits News
Thu, 23 Jun 2016 15:12:19 EST
The Kelvin Smith LibraryÃ¢Â€Â™s Special Collections has so much news in the way of exhibits! To begin, the first floor Art Gallery is getting a makeover! Coming this fall, the Art Gallery will feature new wall panels, like those in professional art galleries and museums. Such panels adapt to...
Renovations Happening at KSL
Wed, 15 Jun 2016 09:30:48 EST
Please pardon our mess for the next few weeks, as we are working efficiently to improve the Kelvin Smith Library. Though flexible and may be adjusted, the schedule of changes and floors affected is as follows:Ã‚Â Beginning June 15:Ã‚Â Tear-out and installation of 3rd Floor Atrium and Quiet Study Area Beginning...
Extended Registration for Personal Librarian Conference
Tue, 26 Apr 2016 13:39:27 EST
On Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13, Kelvin Smith Library will be hosting the Second National Personal Librarian and First Year Experience Library Conference. This conference focuses on all aspects of the first-year experience and the personalization of outreach and services to incoming students. The first iteration of this...
As always, Kelvin Smith Library
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:41:46 EST
As always, Kelvin Smith Library is here to facilitate your learning, provide the proper research tools and offer you a comfortable place to study. With finals nearly here, we have made available more amenities to accommodate your study needs. Ã‚Â LIBRARIAN ON CALL Monday through Wednesday of this week, from...
Kelvin Smith Library Celebrates Preservation Week With Cooperative Bookbinding Evemt
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 12:37:47 EST
Preservation Week, a yearly national event sponsoredÃ‚Â byÃ‚Â the AssociationÃ‚Â ofÃ‚Â LibraryÃ‚Â Collections andÃ‚Â TechnicalÃ‚Â Services, wasÃ‚Â createdÃ‚Â toÃ‚Â increaseÃ‚Â publicÃ‚Â awarenessÃ‚Â ofÃ‚Â preservationÃ‚Â needsÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â inspireÃ‚Â actionÃ‚Â toÃ‚Â preserveÃ‚Â personal,Ã‚Â familyÃ‚Â andÃ‚Â communityÃ‚Â collectionsÃ‚Â ofÃ‚Â allÃ‚Â kinds,Ã‚Â asÃ‚Â wellÃ‚Â asÃ‚Â library,Ã‚Â museumÃ‚Â and archiveÃ‚Â collections.Ã‚Â KSL is celebratingÃ‚Â with a cooperative bookbinding event on Wednesday, April 27 in the KSL lobby. Stop by any time between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. to help sew a book using a sewing frame.Ã‚Â Each participant will be given a...
April is Earth Month; Let's Care for KSL, too!
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:13:29 EST
With April being the month we dedicate to respect, care and cleanliness of our earth and environment, we here at KSL have decided to take that initiative indoors, too! As finals approach and studying becomes more intense, it is harder to focus on whatÃ¢Â€Â™s around you than whatÃ¢Â€Â™s in...
Freedman Fellow Dr. Gillian Weiss to Speak at KSL April 6
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 10:41:16 EST
OnÃ‚Â Wednesday, April 6, 2016, atÃ‚Â noon, the Kelvin Smith Library will host 2015 Freedman Fellow Gillian Weiss, PhD, as she talks about her projectÃ‚Â The Jewish View on CWRU: Campus Activism, 1967-1973.Ã‚Â This project aims to uncover the historical role of Jewish students, faculty and administrators in the physical infrastructure, social...
Spring Break Hours for KSL and Cramelot
Fri, 04 Mar 2016 15:35:28 EST
As you well know, next week is Spring Break, which means the hours for Kelvin Smith Library and Cramelot will adjust accordingly. Please see below for the weekÃ¢Â€Â™s schedule: Sunday, March 6: Closed Monday March 7-Thursday, March 10: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.Ã‚Â Friday, March 11: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.Saturday, March...
Call for Freedman Fellow Proposals
Wed, 02 Mar 2016 16:17:43 EST
The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship is pleased to announce its call for proposals for the 2016 Freedman Fellows Program. All full-time CWRU faculty members with scholarly projects that employ digital tools to generate, analyze or disseminate original research are encouraged to submit proposals.Ã‚Â Ã‚Â The Freedman Fellows Program began...
Create a Column Competition at KSL
Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:31:44 EST
KSLÃ¢Â€Â™s first floor needs some color, and we want your help adding it! This is the call for submissions! The CREATE a COLUMN competition, designed to build a more welcoming, dynamic environment, is open to all Case Western Reserve University students, faculty and staff, and students from the Cleveland Institute...
Engineers Week Success
Fri, 26 Feb 2016 15:38:13 EST
This week, Kelvin Smith Library co-sponsored two incredible Engineers Week events: the Paper Airplane Competition and Lightbulb Drop. Both events were a huge success and tons of fun!Ã‚Â The airplane competition was held in the Tinkham Veale Ballroom on Monday afternoon. After pizza, soda and about an hour of...
Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:15:24 EST
WikipediaÃ¢Â€Â™s gender trouble is well-documented. In a 2011 survey, Wikimedia found that less than 13% of its contributors are women. The reasons for the disparity are hotly debated; however, the effect is not. Content is skewed and articles on many notable women in history and art are absent from...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest Celebration on February 26
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 12:02:23 EST
Cleveland Humanities Collaborative, an effort between Case Western Reserve University and Tri-C, invites you to attend a celebration for the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. Essay Contest. The reception will take place Friday, February 26, 2016, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m., and will feature the contest winners reading excerpts from...
Your Comments on the New Chairs Are Welcome!
Mon, 15 Feb 2016 15:25:11 EST
Our Brody Chairs seem to get a lot of love and use from Kelvin Smith Library visitors. However we'd love to know your specific thoughts about the newly renovated area. Comment cards are available in each chair, as well as at the service desk to the back left of...
Select Group of CWRU Students to Be Emailed KSL Satisfaction Survey
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 15:45:57 EST
On Monday, February 15, 2016, a sample of CWRU students, faculty and staff will receive an email from Associate Provost and University Librarian, Arnold Hirshon, with an invitation to participate in the Kelvin Smith Library User Satisfaction Survey. Designed to learn more about the experiences of library users and measure...