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Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources

Searching the Library

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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, 14/12/2017 - 13:00

Learn how to access library databases, take advantage of the functionality they offer, and devise a proper search technique.

Tue, 16/01/2018 - 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.

Library News

Monday, 11 December, 2017 - 10:17

The Library building at Milton Keynes will be closed over the Christmas period.

Wednesday, 6 December, 2017 - 11:45

Have a look at some of the many fantastic resources for students of the arts and culture in the online library.

Friday, 1 December, 2017 - 09:00

Treat yourself to some festive goodies from the OU Library

Library helpdesk

Chat to a Librarian - Available 24/7

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