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Final Results

The final results are in for the Book Battle Bracket that went on during the month of March!

The winning book was: Lord of the Rings

Winners will be notified after all of the submitted brackets have been reviewed.

Final Results

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:

Faculty Guide for Library Services:

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

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.

Virtual Reference Assistance

March 23 - April 19
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Kent Library Reference services during the weeks of 3/23-4/19 will be available virtually through Chat and Email at the following link Library liaisons can be contacted at (email information on 2nd page). Alternatively, video appointments can be added here (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 8:00 AM-5:00 PM, Monday through Friday.