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Upcoming Training and events

Nov 19

Smarter searching with library databases

Mon, 19/11/2018 - 13:00

Learn how to access library databases, take advantage of the functionality they offer, and devise a proper search technique.

Nov 22

Introduction to Library Services

Thu, 22/11/2018 - 19:00

Learn about the online library, how to find help and support, and how to access key services to help with your studies or work at the OU.

Library News

IT essential maintenance Library Systems Wednesday 31st October 2018 between 7:30am - 8:30am

Tuesday, 23 October, 2018 - 16:30

Essential maintenance will be occurring to the Library authentication service on Wednesday 31st October 2018 which will...

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