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Kettering College Classes Meeting Online, Faculty & Staff Working Remotely, Due to Coronavirus

Kettering College has moved all face-to-face classes and business operations online as we take precautions to keep our students, faculty, and staff safe during the current novel coronavirus pandemic.

All student activities & events, including those on campus are canceled until further notice.

Student Services (Admissions, Financial Aid, and Records), and Academic Support (tutoring, Writing Center, career services, and advising) have also moved online. It is still their priority to serve students, answer questions, and enroll students for the upcoming semesters.

For up-to-date information, please check www.kc.edu/coronavirus.

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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 (kathy.salgado@kc.edu) or Pam Stevens (pamela.stevens@kc.edu)

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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)
Library FAQs 
How to Access the Library’s Periodical Databases (PPT) | How to Access the Library’s Periodical Databases(video)
Database Tutorials
Research Tips
How to Cite Sources
Avoiding Plagiarism
How To Tell What Type of Periodical It Is
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Contact Us

Students, faculty, and staff may submit questions by email to the reference librarian.

Interim Library Director
Pamela Stevens
Email: pamela.stevens@kc.edu
Phone: 937-395-8053 x4

Reference Librarian & ILL
Kathy Salgado
Email: kathy.salgado@kc.edu
Phone: 937-395-8053 x6

Circulation Manager
Stella Freeman
Email: stella.freeman@kc.edu
Phone: 937-395-8053 x3

Main Library Phone

Phone: 937-395-8053
Fax: 937-395-8861

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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

    • Photocopier

      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.

    • Audiovisuals

      We have more than 1,500 items, including DVDs, audiocassettes, & CD-ROMs.

      Audiovisual Equipment
      TV/DVD units are available for use in the library.

    • Interlibrary Loan

      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.

    • Databases

      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

    • Renewals

      Books may be renewed up to 4 times, if there are no holds on the item. Most other items may be renewed once.

    • Fines

      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

    • Direct Borrowing

      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.

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