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Guide for Library Services

Please click one of the links below to view a guide for how students and faculty can find library resources online and online resources for citing sources. It also covers how to get help from the Librarians when you are unable to visit the Reference Desk:

Student Guide for Library Services: https://semo.libguides.com/covid-19-student

Faculty Guide for Library Services: https://semo.libguides.com/covid-19-faculty

Library Closed

Dear Kent Library Patrons,

Kent Library is closed. If you have Kent Library, MOBIUS, or interlibrary loan items checked out please be assured that fines and fees will not be assessed. If you receive an email stating that you have a fine or fines are accruing, please disregard the email. We will take care of any fines or fees as soon as possible after we re-open.

We ask that you please do not return items to us until after we re-open. We appreciate your understanding and patience during this time.

If you have any questions or concerns please email interlibraryloan@semo.edu.

Thank you,

Access Services
Kent Library
Southeast MO State University

Reading Recs

Looking for something new to read? Wonder what the library has to offer? Check out our “Reading Recs!” Each month Kent Library will post a themed list of books recommended by students, faculty, staff, and alumni, offering you new and exciting reading options. Check out the current list! You can also suggest books or future themes.

Share Your Experience

Please consider sharing how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected your daily life as a Southeast student, faculty or staff member, or community member. Special Collections & Archives in Kent Library is accepting submissions of stories, videos and images that document how life has been changed during this historic global health crisis. Please consider sharing your story with us today!

Visit this link to share your story.

Virtual Reference Assistance

March 23 - May 31
Monday - Friday
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Kent Library Reference services during the dates of 3/23-5/31 will be available virtually through Chat and Email at the following link https://library.semo.edu/research-help/ask-us. Library liaisons can be contacted at https://library.semo.edu/about-us/forms-and-policies/Librarian%20Dept.%20Liaison%20List.pdf (email information on 2nd page). Alternatively, video appointments can be added here https://semo.libcal.com/appointments/video (some preparation time is required). We encourage students to continue their studies and please reach out to librarians with your reference and research questions. Again, librarians will be available 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. and 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Monday through Friday.