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Student Information for Remote Education

Welcome!  Use this guide to access helpful resources during this time of largely remote education at Kent State University.  Please use the tabs across the top to navigate to various useful resources.  

Current hours of operation for the East Liverpool and Salem Academic Learning Commons can be found below, but assistance is also available remotely via phone and e-mail, Microsoft Teams, and other means as needed.


Library Hours

Spring 2022 hours for the East Liverpool and Salem Campus Libraries or Academic Learning Commons (ALC) are currently:

East Liverpool

Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Friday: 8:00 am to 1:00 pm



Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

If you have questions or need assistance, please contact Maegan Richards (; 330-337-4211).

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Introducing KSU Columbiana County Academic Learning Commons/Library

Kent State University's University Libraries offer outstanding resources to support your studies at Kent State University.  These resources include:

  • 4+ million volumes
  • online access to 48,000+ journals
  • 200+ research databases
  • digital images & videos
  • computer & online resources

Through Kent’s membership in OhioLINK, the statewide information system for higher education in Ohio, you also have access to electronic resources and access to the book collections of the almost 90 participating Ohio libraries. 

Every Kent campus has a library and every library has its own web site. Get to know these web sites and use them to meet your information needs. The University Libraries’ home page and your local regional campus library home page are your gateway to a world of information. 

Columbiana Campus Libraries

Using library resources will give you access to licensed information that has been reviewed for quality and that is not available for free on the Web. You can download online articles from the library's research databases instantly and request books and other materials from libraries across the state wherever you have access to the World Wide Web. 

Librarians and staff at all the Kent campuses are available to talk with you about your projects.  They can connect you with high quality information on any subject in a variety of formats:  print, online , and held at other libraries.  Contact them in person, by telephone, email, or online chat.