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Happy holidays and semester break!

Tuesday, December 27th, 2011

Kent Library hopes you enjoy the holidays and semester break. See you in the new year!


Nintendo Wii available in Sadie’s place

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

As a pilot project on Friday afternoons, 1-5pm, a Nintendo Wii will be available for use at the TV behind the coffee bar in Sadie’s Place. Wii sports will be available initially, controllers can be checked out at the circulation desk on a first come – first served basis.  Please keep play related  woo-hoos, opponent taunting, and general noise at courteous levels, otherwise, enjoy!


New service: faculty/staff proxy checkouts

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

At the beginning of the Fall Semester, Kent Library will be instituting a new service for Southeast Missouri State University Staff and Faculty. Southeast Missouri State University Staff and Faculty who wish to allow other University individuals to check out materials or request Interlibrary Loan items on their behalf must fill out a Kent Library Proxy Authorization Form.  The form may be accessed at the Kent Library Circulation Desk or through the library website at

If you have any questions regarding this new service, please call the Kent Library Circulation Desk at 651-2232.


Welcome to the LRArc

Monday, August 8th, 2011

Welcome to the Learning and Research Arc, offering our existing research tool interface with enhanced access to popular Kent Library learning and research tools such as Searchpath, CREDO’s 500+ scholarly reference books, and the library catalog.


Need help with a research paper?

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

Your Kent Library librarians can help. They can provide expert assistance in finding journal articles and other resources you need. Stop by the reference desk or make an appointment today!  Contact a librarian


Cape Girardeau Weekly Argus newspaper available online

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Special Collections and Archives,  Southeast Missouri State University is pleased to announced that the CAPE GIRARDEAU WEEKLY ARGUS, a pro-Union newspaper published between 1863-1871 by W. W. Hamilton, is now digitized and available for research through the Missouri Digital Heritage website. This unique resource was donated to Special Collections by the Cape County Genealogical Society, and digitized with funding from the Missouri State Library and Kent Library.   To view or search the ARGUS, visit


Capaha Arrow Exhibit

Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

Kent Library invites you to view the exhibit, “A Lasting Student Voice,” commemorating 100 years of the CAPAHA ARROW newspaper. The exhibit, which is on display on the library’s main floor, highlights milestones in campus and ARROW history. The exhibit was created by Special Collections student assistants Matthew Caldwell and Kevin Mier.


Information Technology upgrading library wireless Friday, 12/3

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Information Techonology will be upgrading the wireless system in the library on Friday, December 3rd. During this time there may be periods where wireless access is unavailable


Athenæum Series, Fall 2010: Student Recital. Wednesday, Oct. 27, 12:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 21st, 2010

The upcoming Kent Library fall Athenaeum series is a recital by student musicians from the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University on Wednesday, October 27, 2010 at 12:30 p.m. in Sadie’s Place.

The Kent Library faculty and staff are pleased to showcase the talents of student musicians from the Department of Music at the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts. This recital of the fall Athenaeum Series has become a highly anticipated event by members of the local and campus communities. Listening to live musical performances by this season’s extraordinary student musicians in the environs of the library will be a treat. Please join the faculty and staff of Kent Library for an opportunity to listen to live performances by talented musicians of musical masterpieces.

A special thank you goes to Dr. Jeff Noonan of the Music Department for assisting in organizing this program.

Refreshments will be provided by Kent Library.


Athenæum Series: Fall 2010 “speaking while listening: continuation”

Tuesday, September 14th, 2010

Kent Library’s fall Athenaeum Series begins on Wednesday, September 22, 2010, at 12:30 p.m. in Sadie’s Place with Department of Art professor Chris Wubbena’s discussion of a recently completed sculpture installation titled “speaking while listening.” The multimedia art installation explores the complex issues of the Vietnam War from many perspectives including his father’s, a Vietnam veteran. Wubbena will discuss how the concept has broadened to express the complexity and challenges of wartime while arriving at intervals of beauty and understanding.

The faculty and staff of Kent Library will be delighted if you will join us for this presentation which is open to all and will include free refreshments. For more information, please contact Kent Library’s Director’s Office at 573-651-2235 or go to