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A book with colorful pages above the words Central Michigan University and next to Book Recognition Event.

Book Recognition Event

Recognizing CMU faculty, staff, and emeriti who authored, co-authored, edited, or translated books in 2022.

This event is co-sponsored by the Office of the Provost and CMU Libraries.

Meet the 2023 Honorees "Celebrating CMU's Book Authors and Editors" - Blog Post

Students working on computers at tables in the 1 North Study Room.

Course-related software is available 24/7 in CMU Libraries’ 1 North Study Room

The CMU Libraries’ 1 North Study Room is open 24/7 during the semester with CMU ID access and offers convenient availability to specific course-related software.

DigMichNews Grant Paperboy

The 2023 Michigan Digital Newspaper Grant Winners have been announced!

Congratulations to:
Bellaire Area Historical Society
and Capital Area District Library

They will be the next Michigan newspapers to be digitized and made available online.

Thank you to all who participated in the 2023 grant competition voting!

Family Study Room at Park Library, computer station and changing area

Register to use the Family Study Room:

CMU Libraries is excited to offer a Family Study Room, allowing CMU students and employees who visit the library accompanied by their children to study in a comfortable and safe setting. Those interested in using this space can register and receive Central ID access to the Family Study Room.

Textbooks in the Library - Pilot Program

Textbooks in the Library

Textbooks just got a little more convenient:

  • Select print textbooks are available for use in the library (3-hour checkout).
  • Direct access to ebook textbooks (when available) for access anywhere, anytime. 

Use Library Smart Search to find a textbook by:

  • Course Name
  • Instructor
  • Designator

Access to Newspapers through CMU Libraries

Access to newspapers through CMU Libraries

CMU Students, faculty and staff have complimentary newspaper access to:

  • The New York Times
  • The Wall Street Journal
  • The Chronicle for Higher Education
  • Proquest Central (Hundreds of titles including the Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post)