Register now for the Freedman Center's 2014 Digital Scholarship Colloquium!
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 09:43:58 EST
The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship will host a colloquium entitled, "Pedagogy and Practices" on November 6-7, 2014 at Kelvin Smith Library. Presented in collaboration with the University of Rochester, Vanderbilt University and Washington University in St. Louis, the event will bring together both faculty and librarians across disciplines to...
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with an Art Show at KSL
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 08:49:56 EST
To celebrate national Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15- Oct. 15), a special art show featuring local Latin American artists from Puerto Rico, Cuba, Guatemala and Mexico will be on display at Kelvin Smith Library. The show will open Sept. 12, from 5-8 p.m., with an artistsÃ¢Â€Â™ reception at the library...
Join us for a Science & Engineering Info Fiesta!
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:12:42 EST
Stop by Nord Hall, room 356 on Wednesday, Sept. 24 from 12:30-4 p.m. to join us for a Science & Engineering Info Fiesta! All CWRU students, faculty and staff are welcome to come enjoy: Free food!Prize giveaways!Resource demos!and much more! Presented by Kelvin Smith Library. Please contact Daniela Solomon (email@example.com)...
Universities at War: The CWRU Student Perspective of World War I
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 11:02:08 EST
In the early twentieth century, the American college experience began to encompass the fun, frivolity and new friendships that coexist with the learning environment on campus. However, when the United States entered World War I in 1917, the college experience changed dramatically on many campuses, including those of Western Reserve...
Lunch and Learn Session for Reaxys on September 12
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:26:08 EST
Join us for a Lunch and Learn Session featuring Reaxys, an online workflow solution for research chemists from Elsevier. Reaxys is based on the trusted content from Beilstein (organic), Gmelin (inorganic and organometallic),Ã‚Â theÃ‚Â Patent Chemistry databaseÃ‚Â and the most important current journals and patents within chemistry. Designed by chemists, Reaxys supports literature,...
Revised Kulas Music Library Hours on Monday, August 25
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:23:30 EST
Due to electrical work taking place in Haydn Hall, Kulas music library will not have evening hours on Monday, August 25. Kulas will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Regular fall semester hours will resume on Tuesday, August 26....
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...