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Hours: With spring and summer classes moved to an online-only format, due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Kettering College Library is closed.
The library does, however, provide access to an extensive collection of online resources on our webpages, including how-to videos and documents to help answer any frequently asked questions.
Need help? Email Kathy Salgado (email@example.com) or Pam Stevens (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Click the tab for the type of resources you want to find:
Search the library's electronic resources: e-books, databases, online journals, and digital media
To search for books or media enter your search term(s), select a search option and click search.
Enter your search terms, select one or more databases and click Search:
The library provides access to an extensive collection of books media, and journals in both print and electronic formats as well as numerous periodical databases and two online catalogs.
What the Library Has for You (PPT) | What the Library Has for You (video)
Tour the Library (PPT) | Tour the Library (video)
How to Access the Library’s Periodical Databases (PPT) | How to Access the Library’s Periodical Databases(video)
How to Cite Sources
How To Tell What Type of Periodical It Is
Need Help? Ask a Librarian
Students, faculty, and staff may submit questions by email to the reference librarian.
Interim Library Director
Phone: 937-395-8053 x4
Reference Librarian & ILL
Phone: 937-395-8053 x6
Phone: 937-395-8053 x3
Main Library Phone
Off-Campus Library Access
Current Kettering College students, faculty, and staff are able to access library resources from off-campus. Click the link to the resource you want to access. A login screen will display.
Students: use your student portal login and password
Faculty and staff: use your network login and password
If you have access problems, please contact the Reference Librarian, Kathy Salgado.
Other Resources at the Library
Campus printers also serve as photocopiers. There is a printer/copier on the first floor of the library. There is also one in Academic Support and one in the computer lab.
Photocopying is $0.05/page for black and white; $0.25 for color.
Group Study Rooms
Four large study rooms and four small study rooms are available to be checked out for group study or viewing of audiovisual materials. Study rooms must be checked out at the circulation desk and may be used by a group for a maximum of 2 hours.
We have more than 1,500 items, including DVDs, audiocassettes, & CD-ROMs.
TV/DVD units are available for use in the library.
You may obtain materials not available in-house or through OhioLINK. Please contact the reference librarian.
Books & Periodicals
The library collection holds about 25,000 titles and 125+ current journal subscriptions. Back issues of journals are either bound or on microfiche.
We have more than 100 databases that are currently available online via the library web page, including: CINAHL, MEDLINE, Up to Date, and Academic Search Complete.
Circulation Policies Loans
KC Books: 4 weeks
OhioLINK Books: 3 weeks
Audiovisuals: 1 week
Leisure Magazines: 1 week
Leisure Books: 1 week
Leisure Audio Books: 2 weeks
Journals: LIBRARY USE ONLY
Reserve Items: LIBRARY USE ONLY
Books may be renewed up to 4 times, if there are no holds on the item. Most other items may be renewed once.
KC Books: $.10/day; $5.00 maximum per item
KC Audiovisuals: $.20/day; $5.00 maximum per item
Overnight Reserve Items: $1.00/day
OhioLINK items: $.50/day; $50.00 additional charge for items more than 30 days overdue
Lost college library items: Replacement cost plus $10.00 processing charge
OhioLINK Replacement Fees: $125.00 plus processing charge
PLEASE NOTE! Borrowing privileges are suspended when unpaid fines total $10.00
Students, faculty, or staff members, as well as KMC Network employees, must present a current, valid ID card to borrow materials. Students from SOCHE and OhioLINK schools with current, validated ID cards from their home institutions may also borrow materials.