Freshmen study group in the library

or browse the Catalog, Databases, or E-Journals directly

The library's catalog ( will be inaccessible due to maintenance on Monday, October 18 from approximately 7am to 10am. CWRU collections will still be searchable during this period through the Discovery search and via the OhioLINK catalog.

Karamu Ali

Historic Karamu House donates archives to Kelvin Smith Library

Karamu House, the nation’s oldest African American producing theatre and cultural arts center, is donating its archives to Kelvin Smith Library for preservation and to make its historical treasures accessible to the public for education, research and general interest. 

KSL exterior photo

KSL Hours Extended for Midterms

KSL's hours have been extended to 2 am for midterms beginning Monday, October 11 - Friday, October 15 for all current CWRU ID holders.

Go here for more information on extended hours and fall break hours.

Somos - We are exhibit

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Stop by Kelvin Smith Library's Art Gallery located on the first floor near Cramelot Cafe and view an exceptional exhibit from seven artists within the Cleveland Community that reflects on the diverse Hispanic identity through their art. 

This year's Hispanic Heritage…