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International Students Library Handbook

Welcome to the Library–here are useful tips, information, answers to help you get started with your research!

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Reminder: Online Access

  • Library resources require going through CWRU Single Sign-On.
  • The best method is to follow links from the library website.
  • When logged in and a browser window is not closed, access should continue from resource to resource.
  • Remember to close your browser when done.

KSL Art Gallery

Located on the 1st floor next to CPL@Case-KSL, the art exhibit changes regularly to feature interesting works. New exhibits are announced on KSL News Blog.

Cramelot Cafe

Cramelot cafe is a great space to get some food & beverages and to meet people. Turn right as soon as you come through the KSL security gates.

Cramelot is also adjacent to the newspaper racks, the popular magazines, the CPL@Case-KSL collection, and the art gallery. Take a break from your work and enjoy the cafe area with a newspaper or magazine. Hours are posted in the cafe and change during holidays and breaks. 

Vending Machines

KSL knows you like to spend long hours in the library, and that snacks help you to work. The Lower Level has hot & cold beverage machines, and a snack vending machine. We have lids for your hot beverage cups – please use them & protect  library spaces.

Leisure Reading

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CPL@Case is a Cleveland Public Library (CPL) satellite collection of audio books, new best sellers, and foreign language magazines that can be checked out by Case faculty, students, and staff. The collection is located on the 1st floor next to the Cramelot cafe.

You may apply for a CPL borrower account via the CPL online application.  

eCards obtained through the online application will be valid for a variety of CPL electronic content (eMedia, databases and other digital materials) only.  An approved eCard applicant can pick up their physical CPL borrower card at any CPL branch (presenting a government issued photo ID and proof of address). You may find a list of all CPL branch locations here. 

For checkout, use CPL self-checkout computer adjacent to the collection's bookshelves. Staff at the Main Service Desk can check them out for you, too.

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