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Over your years of study with us you will learn a lot more about resources and how to find and manage them.

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Library News

Wednesday, 20 July, 2016 - 15:07

This issue has now been resoled.

Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 15:45

The link between Google scholar and the OU library is working as it should be. Thank you for your patience during this time.

Friday, 8 July, 2016 - 10:12

Find out more about its climate and location using some of Britannica Academic's new research tools.

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