Extra study space available in KSL starting April 24
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 08:15:30 EST
The end of the semester is fast approaching and KSL knows you need more places for quiet study! Starting this Friday, April 24, the following lower level rooms will be available to students during 24/7 hours. Rooms LL06 A & B Friday, April 24 through Tuesday, May 5 Room LL01...
Celebrate Preservation Week at Kelvin Smith Library, April 26-May 2
Wed, 22 Apr 2015 09:23:42 EST
Preservation Week is an annual national event sponsored by the Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (a division of the American Library Association). It was created to increase public awareness of preservation needs and inspire action to preserve personal, family and community collections of all kinds, as well as...
Congratulations to Dr. Gillian Weiss, Dr. William Rogers, selected as 2015 Freedman Fellows!
Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:28:52 EST
Kelvin Smith Library and the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2015 Freedman Fellows awards: Dr. Gillian Weiss, Associate Professor of History Dr. William Rogers, Lecturer in English Dr. WeissÃ¢Â€Â™ project aims to uncover the historical role of Jewish students, faculty and administrators...
Join us April 8-10 for "Reading Interfaces: Inquiries at the Intersection of Literature and Technology"
Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:45:27 EST
Stop by Kelvin Smith Library for an exhibition and colloquium exploring contemporary works of electronic literature and poetic production and reception across media: April 8, 4:00-7:00 p.m.April 9, 12:00-7:00 p.m.April 10, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Reading Interfaces is an open space for reading, interacting with and perusing born-digital literature by...
Attend April webinars on the Scalar publishing platform
Wed, 01 Apr 2015 08:46:08 EST
This month, Kelvin Smith Library will host two webinars for the Alliance for Networking Visual Culture (University of Southern California) on the born-digital, open source, media-rich scholarly publishingÃ‚Â platform Scalar. Ã¢Â€ÂœIntroduction to Scalar" will cover basic features of the platform: a review of existing Scalar books and a hands-on introduction to...
View the "Art of STEM" contest entries and winners at reception April 1
Mon, 30 Mar 2015 13:40:51 EST
Celebrate the creativity of science! You are cordially invited to join us for the opening reception of the "Art of STEM" exhibit featuring the STEM-related digital images that were entered in our juried competition earlier this year. Wednesday, April 1, 2015 from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Kelvin Smith Library Art...
IEEE Xplore Remote Access
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:52:12 EST
IEEE has recently released a brand new option for IEEE Xplore digital library subscribers to access their subscription remotely. IEEE Remote Access is now an option for IP authenticated customers to offer roaming access to users who need to access the institutional IEEE Xplore subscription off-site. This feature is now...
KSL represents Cleveland in "Ohio Memory Madness" - Vote today!
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 11:08:28 EST
In the spirit and fun of college basketball's March Madness, the Ohio History Connection and Kelvin Smith Library invite you to participate in Ohio Memory Madness - a bracket of sixty-four historical events from across the state all competing for the unique distinction of being named the 2015 Ohio Memory...
ProQuest maintenance scheduled for Feb. 28
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 08:55:44 EST
On February 28, 2015, ProQuest will be upgrading its systems infrastructure to improve performance, security, and overall reliability of your products. The window is scheduled to begin at 10 PM Eastern Standard Time and will last for five (5) hours. Resources included will be ProQuest databases, Chadwyck-Healey databases, RefWorks, and...
Fair Use Week: Feb. 23-27, 2015
Tue, 24 Feb 2015 09:03:24 EST
Copyright issues in the last several years have raised awareness about how our courts, Congress, and international bodies are taking a closer look at limitations on exclusive rights - known to us as the fair use doctrine. Where is it written? What exactly is fair use? What does it do...
Take part in an "edit-a-thon" to improve Wikipedia coverage of women and the arts
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:58:13 EST
A 2011 Wikimedia survey found that less than 13% of Wikipedia contributors are female. The reasons for this gender gap are up for debate, but the effect of this disparity results in skewed content and the absence of Wikipedia articles on many notable women in history and art. In coordination...
KSL Research Guides will be briefly unavailable Feb. 13
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 08:37:06 EST
Kelvin Smith Library's Research Guides (http://researchguides.case.edu/) will be down for planned upgrades for about 90 minutes on Friday, February 13, beginning at 10:00 p.m. U.S. EST / 7:00 p.m. PST. During the outage, you can submit questions through various options at Ask A Librarian (http://library.case.edu/ask) and we will get back...
2015 Knovel Academic Challenge: Play for your chance to win!
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 08:46:55 EST
The 2015 Knovel Academic Challenge is in full effect! For 8 weeks, starting February 8th, students from 340+ universities from around the world will compete head-to-head for points and prizes, while solving real-life engineering problem sets. The Challenge immerses students in a professional problem-solving environment using Knovel's optimized search, trusted...
Learn how the last year at KSL was "Powered by You" in our FY14 annual report
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 10:40:37 EST
The last year at KSL has been one of significant milestones. In our FY2014 annual report, take a look at how students, faculty, staff, donors and alumni are fueling KSL's progress as the knowledge and creativity commons of Case Western Reserve University. The report is available now at: http://library.case.edu/ksl/annualreport/...
Join us for presentations by Freedman Fellows Dr. Melvyn Goldstein, Dr. Justin Gallagher
Thu, 29 Jan 2015 16:26:41 EST
Kelvin Smith Library will host presentations by the 2014 Freedman Fellows, Dr. Melvyn Goldstein (John Reynolds Harkness Professor of Anthropology, co-director of the Center for Research on Tibet) and Dr. Justin Gallagher (Assistant Professor, Economics). The fellows will discuss their research and how the Freedman Fellows program provided solutions...