Centennial Library

2018 Centennial Library Scholarship Award in Library Science

April 20, 2018

The Centennial Library is pleased to announce that Jessica Elder is the recipient of the 2018 Centennial Library Scholarship Award in Library Science. The scholarship was made possible by a financial gift from a Cedarville University alumnus who became a librarian. It was established by the Centennial Library faculty to... View Article

Independent Study | Jess Elder

April 10, 2018

As I sat down to write this blog post detailing my independent study, one word really stuck out in my mind summarizing this experience: informative.   A lot has happened since I completed the library internship in the fall and began this independent study centered on academic libraries. My dreams... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Jordan Oldham

November 20, 2017

What to write……. What to write……. What to write. This always happens when I go to write. I am stuck until at the last possible second an idea comes to me. You would think sitting in a library amongst the vast stacks of books that the information contained inside them... View Article

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