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Intern’s Perspective | Jess Elder

November 17, 2017

During my junior year here at Cedarville, I remember nervously walking into the Library Careers Dinner. I’m not sure if I was more relieved or frightened when I discovered that there were assigned seats, and that I was seated next to Julie Deardorff, Director of Library Collection Services. Julie was... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Jacob Ludwig

October 11, 2017

Typically, when a music student is exploring life beyond college, the main points of focus are perfecting audition materials, such as excerpts, or writing a stellar example essay to enter a graduate program. It is not usually the first thought of a musician to think, “The library!” Being a BA... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Christiana Manthei

October 6, 2017

Liberal Arts majors aren’t very common on most campuses, and probably not many of you really know what a Liberal Arts major studies. In short, we study everything. Why would someone want to be a Liberal Arts major instead of focusing on the one area they want to work in?... View Article

Fall 2017 Library Interns & Library Independent Study

October 3, 2017

The Centennial Library is offering two fall semesters courses to help students determine if a library career is a good fit for them. The courses are offered in cooperation with the Department of English, Literature & Modern Languages. Julie Deardorff, Director of Collection Services & Associate Professor of Library Science,... View Article

Shhhh! No More: Cedarville Librarians Get Chatty

May 17, 2017

Over the past two years, visitors to the library’s website might have noticed a new interactive feature – an “Ask Us” chat button. This little button often on the side of the screen offers a big help, allowing anyone to reach out to our librarians for instant research support. Whether... View Article

Finals Week Event: Take a Step Back into the 80s

May 2, 2017

Great Scott, it’s finals week at CU! To help students destress during finals, Centennial Library is once again hosting a special study break event on Tuesday, May 2nd from 7 to 9 pm. Come for snacks and drinks, stay for some totally rad 80’s video games with awesome activities and... View Article

Library Careers Event

April 25, 2017

Stacie Schmidt, a 2011 graduate of Cedarville University, met with students interested in library careers on Thursday, April 20, at the Centennial Library. Stacie earned her master’s degree in library & information science from UCLA and currently serves as Reference & Instruction Librarian at Biola University in California. Stacie shared... View Article

Honors Day | April 6, 2017

April 6, 2017

Several of our student workers and interns were recognized during Honors Day this morning….congratulations to all!   (clockwise from top left) Laura Ullom-2016 Intern (ELML) Monique L Muncy Scholarship Caroline Clauson-Circulation (Communication) Salt & Light Scholarship   Abigail Gingrich-Circulation (Business) Boyd Accounting Award Scholarship for Women in Business   Sharon... View Article

Library Career Exploration | Lauren Yost

March 28, 2017

Lauren Yost, a junior Linguistics major, is doing a Library Career Exploration with us this semester. In this post, she shares some of her experiences… In November, I attended the library careers dinner as someone with many interests and a short-term sense of direction (and also as someone who likes... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Sharon Tapia

March 17, 2017

“What does that mean exactly? What does a librarian do?” This is the question that usually follows up “It’s a shame libraries are ending” or “I didn’t know you needed a degree to do that!” when I tell someone I want to work in libraries. Since I decided to pursue... View Article