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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, 21/09/2017 - 19:00

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.

Thu, 21/09/2017 - 20:00

Learn how to evaluate information and why it is important to look critically at online information sources.

Library News

Wednesday, 20 September, 2017 - 13:26

Take a look at some of our fantastic library resources as part of our celebration of autumn.

Tuesday, 19 September, 2017 - 11:02

Take the opportunity during Fresher’s Fortnight to get the answers that you’re looking for.

Tuesday, 12 September, 2017 - 13:52

Ebooks and print books are now displayed as separate material types in Library Search results.

Library helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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