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OnLine Catalogs


KentLink is the online library catalog of materials held by Kent State University libraries on the Kent and Regional Campuses. It is used to find bibliographic, location, call number and availability information for books, journals, reference materials, and documents. You cannot use KentLINK to find individual periodical articles on a topic. For these, use the Research Databases.


The OhioLINK Central Catalog contains bibliographic, location, and availability information for materials in participating OhioLINK libraries. Types of resources include:books, periodicals, government documents, archives and manuscripts, audio-visual materials, maps, sound recordings, scores, computer files, etc


Contains records to approximately 36 million items in most (if not all) subject areas. Materials may include books, computer data files and programs, films, journal and magazine titles, newspapers, manuscripts, musical scores, and more. Not included are individual articles, stories, or book chapters. Updated daily. (1000 A.D. - present)

OnLine Books

A comprehensive electronic book collection in the subject area of nursing. (Available to Kent State Tuscarawas students)

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg is the Internet's oldest producer of FREE electronic books (eBooks or eTexts). It is the brainchild of Michael Hart, who in 1971 decided that it would be a really good idea if lots of famous and important texts were freely available to everyone in the world. Since then, he has been joined by hundreds of volunteers who share his vision.

Safari Tech Books

Safari provides Kent State students, faculty, and staff access to hundreds of ebooks in the field of computer technology. Publishers represented on the Safari site include: O'Reilly, SAMS, Macromedia Press, and Microsoft Press, as well as many others.