Access to book shelves in the Main, Reference, and Juvenile collections is currently restricted to Learning Commons employees. However, Kean students, faculty, staff, and administrators may utilize our Contactless Book Pickup Service to access print books from these collections. Click the link below for instructions on how to submit a Place Hold request for a print book and make arrangements for contactless pickup in the Learning Commons.
View book loan policies on the Circulation page.
The Nancy Thompson Learning Commons provides a wide variety of e-books, available through our WorldCat Discovery. You can find these resources by searching our catalog here: https://kean.on.worldcat.org/discovery , and then limiting your results to "e-books" using the menu on the left.
You can also access e-books by searching our many online databases that often include e-book resources. Click on the following link to access our e-book databases: https://libguides.kean.edu/az.php?t=2322
The online databases available through the Nancy Thompson Learning Commons provide a wealth of online resources in a variety of subjects and disciplines. The databases are provided by vendors and academic sources to enable the Kean University community to access scholarly articles, e-books, government documents, and much more. The database list can be searched by subject area, database type, or vendor. Visit the following link to access our extensive list of online academic databases: http://libguides.kean.edu/az.php
Open Educational Resources or OER, are scholarly resources produced under an open-source or Creative Commons license. This free license allows for the copying, modification, distribution, and/or sharing of these resources, depending on permissions set by the author. OER allows for the open exchange of ideas and creative works throughout the academic community. For more information about accessing/sharing/using Open Educational Resources, please see our OER Research Guide here: http://libguides.kean.edu/OER.
Please visit the link below to view a schedule of upcoming online workshop:
For more information about Information Literacy support resources/services available through the Learning Commons, please visit the Information Literacy page.
Listed below are the various options to enable you to contact a Kean Librarian or Library professional: