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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

Wed, 22/02/2017 - 20:00

Discover what academic literature exists on a topic after learning to successfully carry out a thorough search. Good for students at level 3 and above who are required to do this.

Tue, 28/02/2017 - 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.

Library News

Friday, 17 February, 2017 - 16:47

Access to both Lexis Library and Nexis UK is not working via the Athens links but is working via the non-Athens ones.

Friday, 17 February, 2017 - 16:43

New Scientist is not loading correctly. In the meantime you can access back issues from 2002 of New Scientist from ...

Thursday, 16 February, 2017 - 14:25

View video, audio, images and text celebrating the relationship between the OU and Milton Keynes.

Library helpdesk

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