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Southeast Missouri State University

In the first decade of the 21st Century, the Kent Library building received extensive remodeling to meet the requirements of the 21st Century learner.

Kent Library offers services on three floors of the building. These services include the collections, and learning spaces such as the stacks collection, the Heather MacDonald Greene Multimedia Center, the Reference Collection, Reference Desk, Information Commons, Special Collections and Archives, the Instructional Materials Center, the Rare Book Room, the Dr. Harold O. Grauel Information Literacy & Technology Classroom, numerous group study areas a Quiet Reading Room, Administrative Offices, the Circulation and Periodicals Service Desks, and the Kent Café. Throughout the Library, students and other users can find comfortable seating areas for research, learning, and relaxation.

Second Floor

Floor Layout

The main floor is the second floor.

Located on this floor:

  • Administrative Offices
  • Centennial Mural - two-story mural often referred to as the Jacob K. Wells Mural
  • Circulation Desk
  • Collection Management and Technical Services offices
  • Dr. Harold O. Grauel Information Literacy & Technology Classroom KL215
  • Family Computer Room - Kent Library, Room 247
  • Group study rooms
  • Kent Café
  • Library faculty offices
  • Microform reader/printers, copy machines, and change machine
  • Periodicals and the Periodicals Service Desk
  • Sadie’s Place - houses New York Times Best Sellers, new books, newspapers, and popular magazines along with ample comfortable individual and group seating

Third Floor

Floor Layout

Located on this floor:

  • Group study rooms
  • Heather MacDonald Greene Multimedia Center
  • Information Commons Instructional Technology computer lab
  • Instructional Materials Center (IMC)
  • Library faculty offices
  • Quiet Reading Room - a glass enclosed area in honor of Carrie Woodburn Johnson
  • Reference collection
  • Special Collections and Archives
  • Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL)
  • Faulkner Center
  • Wireless classroom KL311

Fourth Floor

Floor Layout

Located on this floor:

  • General circulating “stacks” collection
  • Government documents
  • Paperback book collection
  • Quiet, comfortable seating areas and study tables
  • Campus Writing Lab
  • Institutional Research

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