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

Library Catalogs


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

OhioLINK Catalog 

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

External Resources


A complete list of research databases is provided by KSL.


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.

Government Documents

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KSL 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 it presently receives approximately 50% of all publications available.

Library Managed and Locally Created Resources

Digital Case

Online archive for curated digital content about the University: photographs and audio recordings from University Archives, as well as digital copies of rare books and manuscripts in Special Collections.

Scholarly Commons @ CWRU

Online archive for the scholarly and creative content produced by CWRU faculty, staff, and students. Provided freely to anyone across the world.

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.

CWRU Student Newspapers Archive

Full-text of 150 years of Case Western Reserve University student newspapers dating back to 1862. Each issue is full-text searchable, meaning you can browse by date or keyword search across articles and advertisements. PDF copies are available for download, and it is all free.