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Upcoming Training and events

Dec 13

Assessing the reliability of information for your assignment

Thu, 13/12/2018 - 13:00

Learn how to evaluate information and why it is important to look critically at online information sources.

Dec 17

The why and how of referencing

Mon, 17/12/2018 - 12:30

Learn why referencing is important, how to construct references and where to go for help and support.

Library News

Completely Shelfless – a podcast from the OU Library!

Friday, 7 December, 2018 - 14:26

Listen in to our latest adventure, a new podcast called Completely Shelfless! Our brand new pilot episode is called 'Are you a robot...

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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