Barger-Richardson Learning Resource Center

Our Mission

The mission statement for this library is closely linked to that of the University's statement. It is the mission of all involved in the endeavor to educate and enrich the lives of our students and community to dedicate our time and talents to:

  • Provide informational services and resources to meet the requirements of the educational programs of Oakland City University and surrounding community
  • Provide a setting conducive for academic excellence, technical preparation, and life-long learning
  • Aid in the promotion of Christian ethical and moral values
  • Strive to become a leader in preparing our students and community for success in their endeavors to productively enter into the 21st century; spiritually, intellectually, and morally

Latest News

New Forensic & Security Databases

October 5, 2022

Florida International University & the Global Forensic and Justice Center have established the online Research Forensic Library ( The Homeland Security Digital Library ( provides access to search the 107,100 public resources and those granted the ability to access the complete collection can access 128,000+ resources.

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Board Games Available

April 29, 2021

The library has purchased and/or received 10 board games. We now have all 10 games cataloged and ready for use.

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