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Welcome to the Open University Library

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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

Sep 05

Introduction to Library Services

Wed, 05/09/2018 - 13:00

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.

Sep 12

Using Library Search for your assignment

Wed, 12/09/2018 - 19:00

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

Library News

Library Search updated to new look and feel

Wednesday, 8 August, 2018 - 08:56

Library Search is being updated to a new look and feel on 8 August 2018.

Library website look and feel refresh on 24 July 2018

Monday, 23 July, 2018 - 13:52

The Library website will be refreshed to a more up-to-date look and feel, consistent with other OU sites, while the content and...

Library Helpdesk

Library Helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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