Transitioning @ Kent Library

Services Accomodations Get Books Find Articles Contact

 

Services

Materials

Check out books and videos. Read encyclopedia and dictionary entries online. Get full-text newspaper, magazine, and journal articles online.

Experts

Ask a reference librarian for help with your research. Visit the Writing Lab for help with your paper.

Facilities

Access 91 computers in the Open Lab. Check out a video camera from the Instructional Materials (IM) Center or a laptop from the Circulation Desk. Make a movie or use Skype in the Multimedia Center. Browse bestsellers while enjoying a beverage from the Coffee Cart. Meet with your classmates in a group study room.

 

Accomodations

All entrances are wheelchair accessible. There are two elevators in the building. If you are unable to rereive a book, someone at the circulation desk will retrieve it for you. Popular audiobooks are available in the IM Center. Many large print and Braille books are available from MOBIUS.

 

Get Books

Kent Library Catalog

1. Begin at the Library Homepage.

2. Enter the title, author, or topic you are looking for in the search box.

3. Click on a result that looks relevant.

4. Write down the call number and location.

MOBIUS

1. Book not at Kent Library? Click on the Search MOBIUS button. The screen should now be blue.

2. Click on a result that looks relevant.

3. Click on Display Holdings of MOBIUS Libraries to see if the item is available.

4. Click on the Request button.

5. Choose the GALAHAD cluster from the dropdown menu.

6. Fill out the form.

7. Hit submit. You will receive an email when your book arrives, and you can pick it up at the Circulation Desk.

 

Find Articles

1. Begin at the Library Homepage.

2. Click on the first link: Find articles, journals, magazines, newspapers.

3. Choose Academic Search Premier or another database.

4. Type in your search terms - one concep in each box; combine synonyms with the word "OR".

5. Click search and scroll through results.

6. Click on the title of an article to find more information about it.

7. Click on PDF Full Text or HTML Full Text to see the whole article.

8. If neither of these options is available, click on Look for full text.

9. An Article Linker window will open, telling you if the full text is available in another database.

10. Article Linker may also tell you that the article is available in print, or not available. If it is not available, you can click the Interlibrary Loan link to request it from another library.

Contact

Michaela Willi Hooper, mwillihooper@semo.edu, (573)986-7493

Kent Library Reference Desk, kentreference@semo.edu, (573)651-2230