Welcome to CDU's Library

The CDU Online Library provides access to over 1,100 electronic books and over 130 databases to support your academic research in both English and Spanish. Databases from ATLA, Bloomsbury, EBSCO, Gale, JSTOR, ProQuest, and more provide access to over 2,500 electronic journals and more than 358,620 full-text articles. As a member of the OCLC network, the CDU Online Library has access to the world’s largest bibliographic database with over 16,000 member libraries and more than two billion holdings. The CDU Online library is powered by OCLC’s WorldCat Discovery, allowing you to simultaneously search CDU’s database holdings, eBook holdings, and WorldCat libraries.

The CDU Online Library is managed and staffed

by a Theological Librarian who provides:


  • Bibliography & reference assistance
  • Citation assistance
  • Research assistance
  • Writing assistance

Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, the Online Library is available in

Stephanie Garrett


Visit the Library

The library also includes help guides on a variety of topics, including:

How to create a reading outline

How to critically evaluate media sources

How to identify & use scholarly sources

Test-taking skills

Virtual Appointments with the librarian are available:


Monday-Thursday: 8:00 am to 9:00 pm Eastern

Friday: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Eastern

Saturday & Sunday: during weeks 6 & 7 of each term

How to Reach the Librarian

Email: Library@CDU.edu

Phone: (304) 724-5000 x 706

Pronto: CDU Library

Schedule a virtual meeting via Calendly