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Getting started

Over your years of study with us you will learn a lot more about resources and how to find and manage them.

Get started with our guide to using and getting the most out of library resources.

Upcoming Online Training Sessions

Fri, 10/06/2016 - 13:00

Part of Arts Hub, this session will explore how you can use blogs, Twitter and Facebook to find out what’s new in your subject while avoiding information overload.

Sat, 11/06/2016 - 11:30

Part of Arts Hub, this session will explore the range of exciting library content you have access to as an OU Arts student.

Library News

Thursday, 26 May, 2016 - 11:39

The Arts Hub is a chance for everyone who's passionate about the Arts - students, academics and those researching the Arts - to come...

Monday, 16 May, 2016 - 08:55

Learning at work week provides an ideal opportunity to refresh your digital skills.

Tuesday, 19 April, 2016 - 12:06

 'Very Short Introductions' is a fully searchable collection of ebooks introducing you to dozens of subjects.

Library helpdesk

Webchat: Chat to a Librarian Available 24/7

Email: Library Helpdesk

Phone: +44 (0)1908 659001

Contact the helpdesk for help, information and advice on using the library.

All other enquiries: Contact Us