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

Spring 2015 Workshops

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

All sessions take place in the Library Computer Classroom (LB 032) on the lower level

Athletic Training Resources (Josh Michael) - Explore the features of specialized databases for research in Athletic Training.

  • Monday, January 26 at 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday, January 27 at 3:30 pm

Studying for Standardized Tests (Josh Michael) - Discover the library’s digital and print resources for preparing for CLEP tests and graduate school entrance exams like the MCAT and GRE.

  • Monday, January 26 at 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday, January 28 at 4:00 pm

Google and Google Scholar (Joe Fox) - Learn how to maximize your use of Google for research purposes.

  • Tuesday, January 27 at 4:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 28 at 7:00 pm

Biblical Word Studies (Jeff Gates) - Get a step-by-step guide to using the library’s concordances, dictionaries, and word study tools to undertake exegetical word studies.

  • Tuesday, January 27 at 7:00 pm
  • Wednesday, January 28 at 4:30 pm

Research Strategies (Lynne Funtik) - Learn where to start with using library resources for your research projects.

  • Tuesday, January 27 at 4:30 pm
  • Thursday, January 29 at 7:00 pm

Research Center Staff

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