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Parent Guide to Centennial Library

This guide is designed to be used by CU parents to provide information on library resources and policies.

Welcome to the Centennial Library

As the faculty and staff of the Centennial Library, we are privileged to be able to be a part of your student's academic experience at Cedarville University.  This guide will provide basic information to library services, resources, and policies.  Please feel free to contact us at any time if we can assist you or your student. 

What is the Research Center?

The Research Center is a service provided through the Centennial Library to CU students to help them with a variety of research strategies and assignments. Click on the link below to learn more!


What if my student needs something that CU does not have?

What is Interlibrary Loan?

Cedarville University is a member of OCLC, an information-sharing network of libraries. Interlibrary Loan is a cooperative borrowing and lending service among these libraries.

Who may use Interlibrary Loan?

The Interlibrary Loan service is available to all Cedarville University students, faculty, and staff.

Find more information:

Questions about checking out books and other resources....

Parents and students often have questions regarding the check out, renewal, and fine policies.  The link below will help to answer those questions.

When can my student study in the library?

Monday- Thursday 7:45 am- 11:30 pm
Friday 7:45 am- 7:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am- 7:00 pm
Sunday 7:30 pm- 11:30 pm

*hours vary on holidays and school breaks

Many library services such as databases and OneSearch are available 24/7 with internet access.

Writing Help? Tutoring?

Writing Center

The library can assist your student with the background research needed to write a paper, but the CU Writing Center has expertise in the organization and mechanics of writing.  Appointments are available.  See their website for more information:

The Cove provides academic resources and support to facilitate learning in higher education including academic peer coaching and mentoring.  

Other services.....

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