Kent State University Resources

KSU Resources


Children's Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD)

This database of children's literature can be accessed on campus by anyone or off campus for those who have set up a proxy. A search can be limited by fiction or non-fiction, genre, author, illustrator, grade, publishing date, reading level, award books and much more.


Reinberger Children's Learning Center Online Catalog

Much of this collection has been correlated to ODE Standards.



Reinberger Marantz Collection


Virginia Hamilton Conference

This is the longest running conference for multicultural children's literature. Held annually in April, it features renown authors, speakers and performers.


Kent State University Museum

Nine galleries of changing exhibitions featuring the work of some of the world's great artists and designers.


May 4 Collection

"The May 4 Collection and this Web site have been created to assist students, faculty, staff, community members and other researchers in locating information sources related to the Kent State shootings and their aftermath."


Babar Collection of John L. Boonshaft

This collection housed on the 12th floor of the library contains books and artifacts relating to Babar, the fictional elephant created by Jean de Brunhoff


Special Collections

This database is organized by category. Each individual collection lists of all item and some include pictures.


Criteria for Evaluating a Web Resources

List five main considerations with questions to consider when evaluating web resource. Includes a link to pdf which can be filled out by students.



Ohio Literacy Resource Center

OLRC works with those that help to provide Adult Basic and Literacy Education in the state of Ohio. (The Assessment Special Collection provides access to quality on-line resources to people interested in assessment issues, including students, teachers, program administrators, and policy makers.)


Job Hunting for Librarians

Provides tutorials and web resources to aid librarians in their job search.


Information about Liquid Crystal

 Under the about LCI tab in the center of the page is information about the history, FAQs, and virtual tours. Kent State has been a leader in liquid crystal research for many years. The site contains a wealth of interesting information for those willing to surf a little.


Kent State Outreach Program LCI Links

Provides links for science-related topics including NASA, chemistry, liquid crystals and more.


Hearing Aid Museum

Housed in School of Speech Pathology and Audiology this collection of more than 3000 hearing aids is the largest in the world. The collection also includes audiometers.