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Online Reference Shelf: Information

The REFERENCE Plus LibGuide provides access to many fulltext online resources including subject specific dictionaries, encyclopedias, research databases, and e-books.

Working from home?

Please visit the following Web site for necessary information concerning research from off campus. 

Off Campus Access 


Univeristy Libraries

Kent Campus - Hours

Writing Help?

Please visit this page to find resources for style manuals, writing guides and citation generators.

Writing Tools

Visit this site for information on the writing process.


Online Reference Shelf

This LibGuide will provide resources that are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week from anywhere you may happened to be with internet access. Many of these resources are scholarly in nature and are appropriate for use in completing classroom assignments. Make sure you visit the "Working from home?" section if you are not on campus and need to access licensed resources such as the research databases provided by University Libraries.

Need to contact a librarian?

When you need to contact a KSU librarian, click on the appropriate link to IM, Text or email a librarian during Reference hours. You may also call the Reference Desk during open hours at 330-672-3150.


Use this link to contact a general librarian with your questions during times when the KSU Reference Desk is closed.

Library FAQs

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Tom Warren