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Welcome to University Libraries: A Guide for New Staff and Faculty: Home

About This Guide

 Welcome to Kent State University and University Libraries. Chances are that if you've come to this guide, you're a new employee of Kent State University. We've created this guide to serve as a brief introduction to library services and resources. The most important message to take away from your visit to this site is that University Libraries is here for you. 

Our vision is that University Libraries will be, and will be regarded as, essential for student, staff, faculty and community success.

If you have any questions about University Libraries feel free to contact Assistant Dean Ken Burhanna (contact information on the left). He is happy to answer questions, refer to other staff members with the needed expertise or simply welcome you to Kent State.

This guide will provide a brief overview and web links about University Libraries' (the links below correspond to the navigation links on the left side of this page):

Locations: University Libraries is comprised of 13 library locations -- five on the Kent campus and one on each of our regional campuses.

Services: Learn about subject librarians, the reference desk and more on staff expertise to help you with your support and informational needs.

Resources: Visit this page to find quick access to thousands of books, journals and online collections. 

Spaces: Learn about the spaces available for learning, collaboration, studying and events.

Events: Find out about the numerous, engaging events offered by University Libraries. Almost all of our events are open to the everyone in our community.

Visit University Libraries' staff and faculty newsletter Footnotes to stay abreast of new initiatives, services, resources and events.