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Email any library-related questions to the following individuals, or take advantage of some of the online services listed below. The Library's direct phone number is 330-244-3330 (ext. 53330 while on campus) and the fax number is 330-494-6212.

Staff

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

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

Robin Clark
Library Instruction and Reference
Senior Library Associate
330-244-3322 | Campus 53322
rclark13_stu@kent.edu

Mary Birtalan
Cataloging/Interlibrary Loan
Library Associate
330-244-3323 | Campus 53323
mbirtala@kent.edu

Jeanne Hawley
Acquisitions
Senior Library Assistant
330-244-3321 | Campus 53321
jhawley@kent.edu

Samantha Lee
Circulation/Reserves
Senior Library Assistant
330-244-3324
slee23@kent.edu


Online Services

Ask a Librarian
Reference service on the web that enables you to ask short, factual questions and receive a response by e-mail (most responses to questions will be sent within 2 working days).

Request for Library Instruction
Schedule an instruction session with one of our librarians

ILLiad InterLibrary Loan Form
Submit interlibrary loan requests online.

Journal Finder
Search this online database to find online copies of articles available to Kent State University users.

KnowItNow
Connect and chat with a live librarian in real time (if you do this from off-campus, you must be a valid user and enter your name, social security number and PIN).