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Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources

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Library Search

Find articles, journals, ebooks & more


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

Thu, 25/08/2016 - 19:00

Discover how to find information in your subject and explore the online library, including some key resources and services to help with your studies.

Wed, 31/08/2016 - 20:00

An introduction to the main principles of searching for information for assignments outside of your module materials, using the online library.

Library News

Wednesday, 27 July, 2016 - 09:50

As part of the OU Library's #somethingnew campaign to highlight new and...

Monday, 25 July, 2016 - 17:01

Wiley Online Library will be unavailable on Saturday 30th July 2016 from 08:00-12:00 BST / 03:00-07:00 EST / 15:00-19:00 SGT for...

Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 10:12

Find out more about its climate and location using some of Britannica Academic's new research tools.

Library helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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