Kent Library is an integral part of the campus learning environment with its expanding wireless network, individual and group study areas and art displays.  The library is an inviting place for research for for study.

Kent Library access isn't limited to the building and what's on the shelves.  Online subscription databases deliver instant access from any Internet connection to the full text of more than 14,000 magazines and scholarly journals.  MOBIUS, a comprehensive network of Missouri collegiate libraries, provides users with access to more than 17 million books.

Center for Faulkner Studies

The Center for Faulkner Studies Sponsors and supports educational, scholarly and public service projects related to the life and work of William Faulkner. 

Government Publications

The library has been a selective depository for U.S. government publications since 1916 and is a designated depository for Missouri state documents.

Rare Book Room

The Rare Book Room houses the Louis Daniel Brodsky Collection, an internationally acclaimed collection of works by and about William Faulkner, and the Charles Harrison Collection.  The Rare Book Room was established as a gift from the Harrison family. 

Special Collections and Archives

Special Collections and Archives acquires, preserves and makes accessible research materials that document the historical, literary and cultural experience of Southeast Missouri, the Mississippi River Valley region and the history of Southeast Missouri State University.

Center for Writing Excellence

Need help on a writing assignment? Could you use an experienced writing tutor? The Center for Writing Excellence, located in Memorial Hall room 103, is for all students – not just for those who struggle with writing. It’s free, so whether you need help on one assignment or you feel the need for weekly conferences, the staff at the Writing Center can help!

Academic Hall 057
One University Plaza, MS 3760
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701