Library Related Links
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Click the tab for the type of resources you want to find:
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
Tour the Library
Access the Library’s Periodical Databases
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.
Director of IT and the Library
Phone: 937-395-8601 x55685
Reference/Instruction/Serials Librarian & ILL
Phone: 937-395-8053 x6
Technical Services & AV
Phone: 937-395-8053 x4
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 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 available on a first come first serve basis. Technology is not fully installed in some study rooms.
We have more than 1,400 items, including DVDs & CD-ROMs.
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. Bound journals are stored off campus. Contact the reference librarian about obtaining copies of articles from journals in storage.
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 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.