First floor features:

  • Art Gallery which hosts exhibits, displays, book signings and receptions.
  • Circulation Desk where the public access staff are available to guide you through Magale’s collection and offer assistance with borrowing materials and obtaining interlibrary loans.
  • Information Commons/Reference Desk where the reference librarian is available for research assistance.
  • Computers and computer labs (open labs are available to all Centenary patrons).
  • New Book collection with five free-standing bookshelves containing books from the years 2005 to the present. The remaining collection is on the 2nd floor.
  • Quiet Zone which is designated for individual study use.
  • Printers, scanners and photocopier


Second-floor features:

Stacks Collection of more than 200,000 catalogued monographs published before 2005.

  • Bound periodicals including over 226 journal titles.
  • Student Resource Center
  • Three individual study rooms
  • Presentation practice room with software
  • Multimedia screening room
  • Individual study carrels and tables for group study


Basement features:

  • Nine faculty offices housed with adjoining classrooms.
  • Law Library (for Political Science students only)
  • Archives & Special Collections
  • Print Resources
  • Over 200,000 volumes
  • 226 journal subscriptions
  • Rare books and manuscripts


Electronic Resources

24-hour online access to:

  • 319 databases (296 full-text),
  • Over 512,726 full-text serial resources,
  • 363,000 microform units,
  • 25,000 video and audio titles,
  • 160,000 e-books,
  • Over 52 million open source e-journals titles,
  • eLibrary online catalog
  • Extensive collection of VHS video tapes and DVDs.