New students

New to CEU? Quick start guide to the library

Looking for a book at the CEU Library?

Check our catalog first.

Catalog search

  • Available in the Library?
    Take it from the shelf and check it out at the Information Desk with your library card.
  • Need an item in the Closed Stacks?
    Fill out a stack request form at the Information Desk.
  • Need an item that is checked out to someone else?
    Recall the item online. Click on the recall button.


Need to keep a book longer?

Renew your book from “Your Account”. Please note that items that have been recalled cannot be renewed.

Your account



Want to figure out if we have online access to a Journal or an e-book?

Use the E-Journals and E-books tab.



Not finding a book or a journal you need?

Use Interlibrary Loan Service (ILL) to get access to books, articles, and other documents not available at the CEU Library. To request an item, please choose the appropriate form on the Interlibrary Loan page.


Looking for a database?

Click on Databases.




Looking for journal articles or other materials on a topic?

Use the Global Search” and search most of our resources in one step.

Global search



Need to access our electronic resources from off-campus?

Follow the instructions from CEU’s IT Department: Virtual Private Network. This will allow you to connect as if you are on-campus.

Most of our e-journals and databases are restricted so that only current CEU students, faculty, and staff can use them from off-campus.


Scanning, copying and printing

Scanning, copying, and printing facilities and the following services are available in the Library:

  • scanning is freely available for everyone (and it saves paper!)
  • black & white and color printing
  • black & white and color photocopying
  • printing from microfilm and microfiche
  • printing from your laptop.

Learn about using your quota and more on our Scanning & Copying page.


Contact us with questions or feedback.