New students

New to CEU? Quick start guide to the library

Looking for a specific book at the CEU Library?

Check our catalog first.

Catalog search

  • Available in the Library?
    Check the location as you might need to request it from another site.

  • If the book is at your location use the self-checkout machine or get assistance at the Information Desk.

  • Need an item in the Closed Stacks?
    Click on the request button to retrieve the item.
  • Need an item that is checked out to someone else?
    Click on the request button to place a hold on it.


Need to keep a book longer?

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

Your account



Want to check 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?

Use to find a specific Database or browse by subject or type.




Looking for journal articles, books, films, statistical data or other materials on a topic?

Use the Global Search” and search most of our library 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.

E-journals, e-books and databases are available for current CEU students, faculty, and staff 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 your laptop.

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


Contact us with questions or feedback.