Research Center

Research Center

Need help with your research? Stop by the Research Center!

Research librarians can help you...

  • save time
  • narrow or broaden your topic
  • find scholarly resources
  • develop your research skills

You can drop-in during Research Center hours, or schedule a research appointment for in-depth assistance

Hours & Contact Information

Fall and Spring Semesters  
Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (except for chapel hour at 10 a.m.) and 6–10 p.m.
Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (except for chapel hour at 10 a.m.)
Sunday 7:30–10 p.m.

Recommended Resources


Bible Study


Faculty Services

  • Research librarians are happy to work with you to prepare relevant library assignments specifically for your classes. We are available for in-class instruction, either at the library or your classroom

Mobile App

  • Download CULib2Go! and take the library with you wherever you go

Upcoming Workshops

  • The Centennial Library is pleased to announce the launch of the 19-Minute Workshops: brief, late-afternoon training sessions on topics relevant to student success in conducting college-level research.  

    All sessions begin at 4 p.m., end at 4:19 p.m., and take place in the Library Computer Classroom (LB 032) on the lower level

    Fall 2014 Workshops

    Introducing the Centennial Library Website by Brent Etzel
    September 10 & 11, 4 p.m.
    Locate a book, find a research article, request a study room, schedule a research appointment - you can do all this and more at the Centennial Library website.   

    Forming a Research Strategy by Lynne Funtik
    September 24 & 25, 4 p.m.
    Beginning a research project?  Learn the steps required to create an excellent research strategy.

    The Library's Bible Research Resources by Jeff Gates
    October 8 & 9, 4 p.m.
    Conducting a word study?  Looking for a Bible commentary? Trying to find online resources?  Learn the basics you need for completing your Bible minor.

    The Library's Nursing Research Resources by Josh Michael
    October 22 & 23, 4 p.m.
    The Centennial Library's Health Sciences Librarian will explain the difference between CINAHL, PubMed, and ProQuest, and when to go to each for research info.

    An Introduction to RefWorks by Joe Fox
    November 4 & 5, 4 p.m.
    RefWorks is an online research management, writing and collaboration tool and is designed to help researchers easily gather, manage, store and share all types of information, as well as generate citations and bibliographies.  

Research Center Staff

Josh Michael Director of Public Services 937-766-7849
Joe Fox Instructional Services Librarian 937-766-7479
Lynne Funtik Collection Services / Reference Librarian 937-766-7839
Jeff Gates Information Services Librarian 937-766-7841