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Library staff and interns present at ALAO Annual Conference

December 3, 2015

Julie Deardorff, Director of Collection Services, and a group of current and former Centennial Library interns presented “Today’s Undergraduates…Tomorrow’s Library Directors!” at the Academic Library Association of Ohio (ALAO) annual conference in Columbus on Friday, November 20, 2015. The presentation outlined the library’s unique career development program for students considering the... View Article

New Book Display

December 2, 2015

Stop by and see our latest book display “Immigration and Injustice”. Rebekkah Reisner, who is interning with the Library this semester, gives some background on the display: “I picked it after listening to a friend give an account of providing healthcare to an illegal immigrant who is being deported.  He... View Article

Staff Picks | November 2015

November 19, 2015

Looking for something to read other than assigned course materials or your textbooks? Here are a couple of recommendations from Centennial Library staff members: Josh Michael, Director of Library Public Services, recommends Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler: “After reading all of Chandler’s novels for the first time this year, I would... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Allison Jensen

November 16, 2015

Sometimes, you just have to start somewhere. Begin. Ask a question. Write the first sentence. Maybe it’ll lead somewhere, perhaps someplace you didn’t expect. It’s that time in the semester when we have projects, papers, and various other assignments due, and for some reason professors want them all turned in... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Austin Becton

November 6, 2015

Beneath the Library Shelves It’s so easy to pick up a library book. We’ve all done this: browse the shelves, select an interesting cover, glance at the contents, check it out, leave. Or maybe we don’t need a book today. We slip in through the expansive corner entrance and choose... View Article

“The City”

October 21, 2015

Be sure to check out “The City”, our latest book display. Austin Becton, a senior English major, is interning with the Library this semester and created the display. “I chose to display our library’s selection on cities because living, working, playing, and learning take place in the community. Our quality of... View Article

Come see us at the Career Fair!

October 7, 2015

On Wednesday, October 7, we’ll be at the Career Fair! The Centennial Library will promote library careers as an option for students of all majors. Information about the university’s library internship course, the Library Careers Dinner, undergraduate employment opportunities, the Library Careers Exploration Program, types of library jobs, and graduate... View Article

Intern’s Perspective | Rebekkah Reisner

October 6, 2015

“What is the library internship?” In a word, learning. The library is way more complex than I’d ever thought. There are staff positions, which can be filled by anyone, and there are faculty/librarian positions, which require a master’s degree. Both jobs are essential to library physiology. The library’s function is... View Article

Super September Showcase | Digital Commons

September 25, 2015

Our Super September Showcase concludes with a look at Digital Commons. We asked Greg Martin, Digital Commons Director, to tell us more…   Give us a brief description of the Digital Commons… The Digital Commons is Cedarville’s “institutional repository”. It’s the online digital archive of the scholarship, creative activity, and... View Article

Super September Showcase | 19-Minute Workshops

September 18, 2015

Knowledge is Power! This coming week, the Centennial Library will begin hosting another round of 19-Minute Workshops. “19-Minute Workshops offer concise introductions to library resources and effective research to help students research more effectively and efficiently,” explained Josh Michael, Director of Library Public Services. “Workshop topics span the whole scope... View Article