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Library Search

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, 26/10/2017 - 19:30

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.

Thu, 26/10/2017 - 20:30

Learn how to find specific resources and how to find information on a topic using Library Search.

Library News

Tuesday, 17 October, 2017 - 12:10

Learn more about the online library’s programme of library skills training

Friday, 13 October, 2017 - 11:40

On this Friday 13th – find out why some people are afraid of of the date itself.

Monday, 2 October, 2017 - 15:22

Join us on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th October for the Student Hub Live (re)Freshers event.

Library helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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