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Who Can Attend?

CaseLearns classes are open to everyone!  Current Case faculty, students and staff, emeriti faculty, alumni, Senior Scholars, CIM & CIA faculty and students may attend classes at no charge.  The cost for community members not affiliated with Case is $100 per class.  

Registration

Online registration is the preferred method.  From the CaseLearns main page, click on the title of the course you are interested in to read the course description and to register.  Any questions about courses or registration may be emailed to caselearns@case.edu.

Walk-ins

Walk-ins are not encouraged and will be subject to space availability.  Guests are not permitted to accompany registrants.

No Show Policy

If you cannot attend a class for which you have registered, please cancel by e-mail at caselearns@case.edu.  Participants who cancel their registration through email at least 24 hours prior to class will be exempt from the No Show fee.  Students who do not notify in advance will have a $10.00 fine applied to their library account; departments will be assessed a $25.00 fee for staff and faculty.

Classes start promptly as scheduled.  Late arrivals risk the chance of losing their place in class and may be subject to the No Show fee.

Class Cancellation

In cases of unexpected circumstances, where the instructor is unable to teach a class, registrants will be notified as soon as possible by email.  Additionally, if less than 3 people are registered, the class may be cancelled at the instructor's discretion.  The class may be rescheduled if possible.

Services FAQ

Can I print at KSL? What does it cost & how do I pay?
KSL computers link to 2 high speed, high volume printers. All printing costs 5 cents a page, and you can pay with with your CaseOneCard, coin, $1 or $5 bills. Printers are on the main floor and second floor, across from the elevators.  For locations, check our Maps.
Can I photocopy at KSL? What does it cost & how do I pay?
KSL photocopiers are on the main floor, third floor, and Lower Level, so you can photocopy books and journals. Copies cost ten cents a page on digital copiers, and you can pay with your CaseOneCard, coin, $1 or $5 bills.  For locations, check our Maps.
How do I know what's new and what new books there are?
Read the KSL News Blog for events, services, tools & more, that help you do research. Find it on the library homepage. New Books can either be an RSS alert for your subject area or you can browse the New Books Display on the 1st floor of the Kelvin Smith Library.
Where do I get change? / Is there a Change machine?
Use your ID as your cash, not coins & bills. KSL does not give change & asks you to plan ahead for printing and copying. The copiers & printers take $1 & $5 bills and coins, and will give change for a copy/print when there is suffficient change in the machine. Plan ahead! Activate your CaseOneCard ID if you are a staff member, faculty, or grad student.
Where are the Bathrooms?
KSL bathrooms are on all floors, always behind the elevators.  Check our  for more information.
How do I get a library card?
Your Case ID is your library card if you are enrolled or employed at Case. The first time you use it, staff will swipe it on a library computer to activate your library account and then you can use your ID at any Case library or OhioLINK member library, if your account is in good standing.
Is there a book drop? Is there a drive-up book drop?
KSL has a book drop in the front of the building, under the covered portico, on the Thwing Center side of the Main Doors. Currently, there is no drive-up book drop. The KSL bookdrop is open when there are no Regular Business Hours–when KSL is open, bring your items to the inside book drops. Videos & DVDs must be returned to staff at the Main Service Desk so the are not damaged in bookdrops.
Can I fax something at KSL?
KSL does not have fax services but Thwing Center, next door, does in Printing Services. Stop in weekdays 8-5:30 p.m. for information about fees, etc.
Does KSL have a SelfCheckout Machine? When can I use it?
KSL’s 3M SelfCheckout machine is on the Main Service Desk and can be used whenever you are in KSL! (You must have used your Case ID card at least once before at a Case library for a regular checkout with staff, so your ID data is swiped into the system.) Use SelfCheckout during 24×7, or whenever you need to save time.
Can I checkout the CPL@Case-KSL books and magazines on the KSL SelfCheckout?
Use the CPL SelfCheckout machine nearby the CPL@Case-KSL collections, with your CPL library card. The KSL SelfCheckout machine reads only Case ID cards and Case barcodes.

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