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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

Aug 07

Introduction to Library Services

Wed, 07/08/2019 - 12:30

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.

Aug 14

Introduction to Library Services

Wed, 14/08/2019 - 20:00

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.

Library News

Building Update - July works scheduled

Monday, 1 July, 2019 - 11:56

Improvements to the Library building continue in July.

Visiting the Open University Library at Milton Keynes? Temporary Disruption

Thursday, 6 June, 2019 - 09:31

Work will comenence on 10 June to increase collaborative working and private study spaces; and redesign the ground floor. 

Library Helpdesk

Library Helpdesk

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