Libraries - KBA 74394

As one of the nation’s top research universities, Case Western Reserve is committed to investigating new areas, questioning long-held beliefs and finding answers. Our network of libraries helps our students, faculty and staff conduct cutting-edge research—whether it’s using state-of-the-art technology or an expansive collection of books.

Our libraries enable innovation and academic engagement while providing collaborative spaces for learning, teaching and research.

  • Kelvin Smith Library
    The Kelvin Smith Library is home to the Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship, Special Collections, and the Kulas Music Collection, and its staff members manage the Astronomy Library.
  • The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library
    Have a question about a legal issue or enrolled in the Case Western Reserve University School of Law? You’ve come to the right place. With a collection including more than 440,000 volumes and special collections, The Judge Ben C. Green Law Library has the resources you need to be a top-notch legal mind.
  • Lillian & Milford Harris Library
    All you ever wanted to know about social work and nonprofit education is under one roof, inside the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences. Founded in 1916, the Lillian & Milford Harris Library is the oldest social work library in the United States and it is one of only a few libraries to be administered by a school of social work.
  • Cleveland Health Sciences Library
    The Cleveland Health Sciences Library serves the faculty, staff, and students at the Schools of Dental Medicine, Medicine, and Nursing in their needs for education and research information. The library operates in two locations: the main branch at Allen Memorial Medical Library and the HEC Library at Samson Pavilion.
    • Allen Memorial Medical Library
      The Allen Memorial Medical Library is the center of operations of the Cleveland Health Sciences Library, located in the Allen Memorial Library Building on the corner of Adelbert and Euclid. This library houses expansive collections, service areas, and library staff.
    • Health Education Campus Library
      The Health Education Campus Library serves dental, medical, and nursing education at the Samson Pavilion. This branch of the CHSL houses the course reserves for classes taught at the HEC and provides reference and collaborative services on site.