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Learn about the online library and how to find and manage resources with our Getting started guide.

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Upcoming Training and events

Jan 22

The why and how of referencing

Tue, 22/01/2019 - 12:30

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

Jan 30

Introduction to Library Services

Wed, 30/01/2019 - 12:30

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

Episode one of Completely Shelfless out now

Tuesday, 18 December, 2018 - 10:05

Completely shelfless is the new podcast from the OU Library. Episode one is out now.

Changes to how you can access online newspapers

Thursday, 13 December, 2018 - 16:47

The Library's newspaper databases are changing, with over 2,300 more newspapers being added to the online Library.

Library Helpdesk

Library Helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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