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Online Help

Although the Library is closed and cannot offer our usual, in-person services, please use our online services Chat Reference and Email, described below.

Chat

Chat is provided by both Kent Stark librarians as well as other librarians in the KSU system. The chat box (like the one to the right)  is embedded throughout the library's website. Just type in your name (or leave it blank, if you want o remain anonymous), ask a question, and click on the Star Chat button. A librarian will promptly respond and assistant you.

Email

Users can expect a reply within 24hrs during the normally staffed week and 48hrs on weekends.  Please contact ksustarkreference@gmail.com with your research needs.

Walk-in Help

Walk-in help is available at the library's two service desks on the first floor.  Each desk has dedicated staff ready to answer your questions.  The service desks are staffed during regular library hours. THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Phone

Users may call the library's main number 330-244-3330 to ask circulation, reference and operational questions. PHONE SERVICE IS SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

Research Appointment

Research appointments are available from Stark Campus librarians. Librarians will assist users to identify and find relevant resources for research projects and papers.   Fill-out the research appointment form to schedule a consultation. WE ARE NOT ABLE TO CONDUCT IN-PERSON CONSULTATIONS WHILE THE UNIVERSITY IS CLOSED. PLEASE USE OUR CHAT SERVICE.

Chat with a KSU Librarian

Contact Information

Rob Kairis
Library Director
Professor, University Libraries
330-244-3326 | Campus 53326
rkairis@kent.edu

Melissa Bauer
Online Learning Librarian
Associate Professor, University Libraries
330-244-3320 | Campus 53320
mbauer10@kent.edu

Ted Guedel
Reference and Instruction Librarian
Assistant Professor, University Libraries
330-244-3322 | Campus 53322
tguedel@kent.edu

Library Hours

UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE THE STARK CAMPUS LIBRARY IS CLOSED