The Observer

A space for students

Many resources currently housed in the glass-enclosed Freedman Center will be moved out onto the open floor.

September 11, 2015

The Kelvin Smith Library is currently undergoing a massive overhaul of its spaces. To keep plans in line with student needs, last year KSL announced a student redesign contest, opening up the first floor and beyond to suggestion from student teams. Now, the winners have been announced and changes are underway. ...

Same budget, new design

KSL is severely underfunded compared to the libraries of comparative institutions. It has had to make a number of cuts in recent years due to financial constraints. This has included popular research databases.

Aquene Kimmel, Opinion Editor

March 19, 2015

CWRU's library is looking to make some serious upgrades in the next year.

New exhibit gives students a taste of World War I life

A new KSL exhibit on World War I, featuring propaganda posters, like this one, seen on many university campuses during that time period.

Aneeka Ayyar, Contributing Reporter

September 26, 2014

Have you ever wondered what life would have been like as a Case Western Reserve University student during World War I? With Kelvin Smith Library’s new exhibit, students can take this step into the past. The exhibit is managed by the Scholarly Collections and Special Collections committee. Melissa...

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