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Graduate Student - KSL Library Handbook: Teaching/Learning Assistance

Introduction to KSL resources and services

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Library resources are accessed openly by Case wired computers or by using the Case Wireless network. If connecting in any other method, please install, turn on, and log into VPN.

At the bottom of the KSL homepage, a green light says you have full access.

Free Classes Through CaseLearns

CaseLearns is the home of Freedman Center New Media Workshops. Courses cover how to use the latest information technologies to create reports, papers, books, videos and more.

CaseLearns classes are available to you or your students. Classes are offered in the following areas:

  • Desktop Publishing,
  • Digital Images
  • Digital Video
  • PowerPoint
  • Research Posters
  • Video Editing
  • And many others.

All CaseLearns classes are open to current Case Western Reserve University’s faculty, students, staff, emeritus faculty, alumni, Senior Scholars, and CIM conservatory faculty and students.

Educational Services for Students

Educational Services for Students (ESS) is not part of Kelvin Smith Library.  However their work and mission is designed to support the academic success of all students. Educational Services for Students (ESS) enhances the learning process through advising, advocacy, and opportunities for academic growth and self-improvement. ESS helps students to understand their individual learning strengths and to improve skills essential for academic success through academic counseling and advising, seminars, computer-assisted instruction, diagnostic testing, and peer-assistance programs.

The Freedman Center for Digital Scholarship

Established in 2005, with over 2,700 square feet of highly functional workspace on the first floor of KSL and state-of-the-art equipment, the Freedman Center harnesses the power of modern technology and combines it with the driver of academic creativity.‌ The Freedman Center consists of several service areas:‚Äč