During the summer, we are open Monday through Friday 8 AM to 5 PM. During the academic year, we are open until 9 PM on Mondays, so Mondays we are open 8 AM to 9 PM and Tuesday through Friday we are open 8 AM to 5 PM. Please be aware that all services end fifteen minutes prior to close each day. Full calendar.


All materials at the CAC are in closed stacks and do not circulate. Visitors wishing to examine CAC materials must complete a researcher request form and then the requested materials will be pulled by a staff member for viewing.


There are several ways to search our holdings.

  1. You can search our site
  2. Search the finding aids
  3. Search the BGSU catalog

All of these options are listed on the homepage. If you still cannot find what you are looking for, please contact us.


Visitors may bring computers, paper, pencil, and necessary notebooks into the research room. No pens are allowed. All other materials must be stored in lockers provided by the CAC. Additional procedure information 


Copies and scans are permitted, as long as materials are not fragile. We reserve the right to prohibit copies and scans due to fragility. Copies are $.15 and low-res scans sent via email are free.


Yes, but photographing photographs is not permitted.