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Kettering College Plans for Summer 2021 Semester Due to Coronavirus

Kettering College is prepared to deliver a quality academic experience while keeping the safety of our students, staff, and faculty at the forefront as we return to campus for the summer 2021 semester.

Classes begin Monday, May 10.

  1. A blended method of instruction will be used. We will have a combination of face-to-face and online learning experiences.
  2. Clinical training will be face-to-face at clinical sites and through simulation activities on campus.
  3. Laboratory work will primarily be on campus.
  4. Lecture or didactic work will be a combination of face-to-face and online delivery.

For more details about the summer semester, visit www.kc.edu/return-to-campus.

For up-to-date information about the coronavirus and Kettering College, visit www.kc.edu/coronavirus.

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

Director of IT and the Library
Jim Nesbit
Email: jim.nesbit@kc.edu
Phone: 937-395-8601 x55685

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

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

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Stella Freeman
Email: stella.freeman@kc.edu
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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 the student lounge area on the lower level of the Boonshoft.

      Photocopying is $0.05/page for black and white; $0.25 for color.

    • Group Study Rooms

      Study rooms are currently unavailable due to remodeling of the lower level of the library

    • Audiovisuals

      We have more than 1,400 items, including DVDs & CD-ROMs.

    • Interlibrary Loan

      To obtain materials not available in-house or through OhioLINK, please contact the reference librarian.

    • Books & Periodicals

      The library collection has about 8,000 books 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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