When you're looking for an audio book, a new best seller, or a foreign language magazine that you can check out, take a look at the CPL@Case-KSL satellite collection. A 2006 collaboration between the Cleveland Public Library (CPL) and Case's Kelvin Smith Library, the collection is designed for Case faculty, students, and staff and features the popular literature and formats found in neighborhood libraries and favorite bookstores.
It's easy to visually scan the shelves & find something new—enjoy contemporary works from our library partner!
Find the popular book lists & other features of this collection on the CPL@CASE-KSL website.
Look to your right when you enter KSL—towards the reading alcove near Thwing Center. You'll find shelves with audio books, fiction & non-fiction books, biographies, best-sellers & more...tall wood display shelves have CPL popular magazines on food, sports, home decoration, news, remodeling, and entertainment. KSL's famous comfortable seating next to the collection makes it easy to find something and spend some time reading for fun. Best of all, you can find it and check it out right from the CPL@Case-KSL collection area!
Borrowing privileges for the CPL@Case-KSL collection are very similar to those for Case and OhioLINK materials:
A CPL Greater Access card lets you enjoy the CPL@Case-KSL collection, and also to:
New CPL materials arrive at KSL regularly, and include foreign language magazines in French, Italian, German, Russian, Chinese, Hebrew, and others. The CPL@Case-KSL website has more about this satellite collection & services like the email alert notices when new items arrive at KSL. You'll also find book lists for what to read next, best seller lists, book award sites, literary blogs, and suggest-a-purchase forms.
"We're interested in what Case wants to have in this collection, and we'd like your suggestions for favorite authors & titles, subjects, new languages, so we can work with CPL librarians to bring the best to the CPL@Case-KSL collection," says Karen Thornton, KSL Government Documents Librarian and coordinator of the collection.
This partnership between Case and the Cleveland Public Library brings a collection to KSL that is tailored to what you'd like to read. The CPL@Case-KSL website gives you the opportunity to participate in the process!