Welcome to Magale Library

The John F. Magale Library is thrilled that you chose to visit our website, and we hope you will return over and over again to take advantage of the numerous resources and services available to you! Whether you are a current student, alumni or member of the surrounding community, Magale Library is committed to offering excellent service while adhering to Centenary College’s overall mission. While promoting the high standards and principles of Centenary, Magale strives to remain the center of information and research for all of our users.

Since the physical structure's final completion in 1963, Magale's resource collection has grown and evolved substantially. The collection currently includes nearly 467,206 volumes; over 461,090 full-text serials; 362,382 microforms; 35,000 audio/video materials; and 210,000 eBooks. In addition to these 35 million eResources for research, Magale Library holds license agreements for some of the most authoritative and reputable research databases for currently enrolled students. Magale also maintains lists of freely accessible, quality online resources in our numerous subject guides.

Again, welcome to the John F. Magale Library! Magale looks forward to assisting you with all your information and research needs.

Christy J. Wrenn, M.L.S.
Director of Library Services