Search and Find

Discover all the library resources available to you at your fingertips:


Search books, ebooks, videos, and more in the collections at KSL and other campus libraries.


A complete list of research databases is provided by KSL.

Digital Case

An online archive of the Case Western Reserve University community that provides open access to scholarly output, research data, and creative work of CWRU faculty, staff, and students. Includes a collection of unique materials digitized from the University Archives and Special Collections holdings.


A searchable listing of all journals, newspapers, and magazines, both current and historical, for which KSL provides online access.

Online Newspapers

From the New York Times to the Plain Dealer, search through the world of current and historical news.

OhioLINK Catalog 

Combined search of 90+ library catalogs across the state, with self-service requesting and borrowing and delivery to KSL.

CWRU Faculty & Staff Authors

Kelvin Smith Library celebrates scholarship at Case Western Reserve University by recognizing faculty & staff authors who have written or edited books.

Video Request Form

KSL has several options available to acquire videos for educational purposes and research. The form will allow the librarians to understand your needs to propose the best possible solution for you.

Government Documents

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The Kelvin Smith Library of Case Western Reserve University has been a congressionally designated federal depository for United States Government publications since 1913. The library selects documents based on the needs of the university community and the congressional district, and presently receives approximately 50% of all publications available through the Federal Depository Library Program.