Archive for May, 2012

Quick tips – content, power searching, and more

Tuesday, May 29th, 2012

“Quick Tips” highlights new content, hidden gems, great tools and other tips to make searching for information quicker and more productive.

Quick tips guide


Searchpath undergoing revisions

Friday, May 25th, 2012

Searchpath will be undergoing revisions this summer. It will remain available as a resource, but due to ongoing content revisions, it will not be available for course use until fall semester. Questions about Searchpath can be directed to Claudia Ruediger – or Matt Olsen – .


Kent Libary Catalog unavailable Thursday May 23 – Friday May 24

Wednesday, May 23rd, 2012

Due to system maintenance, the Kent Library Catalog will be unavailable from approximately 10am Thursday May 23rd through mid-Friday May 24th. *Note*: off campus access to library databases will also not be available during that time.


Kent Libary Catalog updated

Wednesday, May 16th, 2012

The Kent Library Catalog is updated with a new look and features, including:
• Streamlined layout and design;
• Enhanced graphics (book cover images and navigation icons);
• New utilities, including permalinks, search history and text-item locations;
• Expanded search options, including a browse nearby feature and author/title search;
• Book bag tool for saving and exporting lists of items for bibliographies, reading lists, etc.; and
• Free personal accounts available for saving searches, lists and renewing books.


Take the Kent Library survey and enter a drawing to win a gift card

Tuesday, May 8th, 2012

Take the Kent Library Survey and enter a drawing to win a gift card. We appreciate your feedback!

Link to survey