Southwestern Adventist University is committed to serving students equally on or off campus. We can help you study and succeed in many ways.
If you live near campus, take advantage of the library's convenient hours and study spaces for quiet study and group work. Desktop computers on the first floor, a computer classroom, laptops, tablets, wireless Internet connection, scanners, and photocopiers are also available. See our floor plans to pick the best areas for study.
The Chan Shun Centennial library is your portal to resources for research and teaching. Please contact your library liaison if you need help with the following tasks or anything else.
The library has spaces where you can research, teach, and hold meetings. A computer classroom, laptops, tablets, wireless Internet connection and photocopiers are also available. See the sidebar for our convenient hours, or our floor plans to locate the best place for your intended use of the facility. Contact the front desk if you need to reserve a study room for office hours, individual study, or other uses.
The library classroom can be reserved for instructional use or presentations -- email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Chet Edwards conference room on the second floor can be reserved through the University's calendar system.
Search the Library Catalog for books and videos in the collection and see the floor plans to find them in the building. We also subscribe to journals and databases so you can have access to the best content both in print and electronically. Ask a librarian if you need help locating sources or managing references.
We welcome your input in building the collection and improving library services. You can recommend a purchase, make a suggestion, or place materials on reserve to make sure they remain in the building for your students.
Please contact your library liaison to request library support for courses you teach. We can prepare in-class presentations or video tutorials to help your students find, evaluate and use resources relevant to a particular course or project. You can also send your students to the library for one-on-one support in any of their courses.
Faculty and staff have full borrowing privileges. Just show your ID card at the front desk to check out materials. You can check materials out till the end of the semester.You can also request materials from other libraries. We can issue you a TexShare card to borrow directly from other Texas libraries.
Chan Shun Centennial Library welcomes community users. The library's study and recreational materials are chosen for adults but include some books and videos for children as well. The services below are available to all our guests. We especially welcome local pastors, teachers, and Southwestern alumni.