Library Services

Kettering University Library

The Library subscribes to various multi-disciplinary databases that contain academic journals, newspaper and magazine articles, technical papers, conference proceedings and standards. Access is available 24/7 for all students, both on campus and off, through the library website. Special attention has been given to include books and the publications of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), American Chemical Society (ACS), Association of Computing Machinery (ACM),  and proceedings for many curriculum-related societies. For on-campus students, materials not owned by the Kettering University Library can usually be obtained through Interlibrary Loan. Many unique items can also be borrowed, including graphing calculators, iPads, laptops, a GoPro camera and course textbooks.

Some helpful library telephone numbers include:

Phone Number Contact
810-762-7814 Circulation Desk
810-762-9841 Interlibrary Loan
810-762-9598 Reference Desk
800-955-4464, ext. 7814 Kettering University Toll-free Number

Kettering University Archives

The University Archives is located in the newly renovated Durant-Dort Factory One Established 1886 building, located at 303 W. Water Street near downtown Flint (a twenty minute walk along the Flint River Trail from campus). The archives document America’s industrial and business heritage with particular interest in the American automobile industry, the city of Flint, and the history of Kettering University. The Charles Kettering Collection is one of the largest collections in the archives and has been used by scholars worldwide. The archives’ digital photo collection now exceeds 100,000 images. A partial online catalog along with digitized photos can be found on the archives website.