Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
All Open University staff, associate lecturers and students can access the full range of the library's online resources using their usual OU computer username and password. The full range of services available is detailed in Services for you. Students and staff who require access to physical materials and are not able to visit the library in Milton Keynes can arrange to visit Libraries near you.
Before you wish to borrow books from the library at Walton Hall current OU students and staff members who do not have a staff ID card should complete the registration form.
Complete the registration form (requires login).
OU Retired staff and Alumni who would like to borrow from the physical collections at Walton Hall should complete the online registration service form.
Alumni joining the Walton Hall Library will not have access to licensed online resources, but can still use a wide range of publicly available resources. Retired staff retain access to a selection of the Library's online resources.
Help on how to use online resources and on how to borrow, renew and return items at Walton Hall is available from Help & Support. Library Services requires all customers to abide by our Terms and Conditions (PDF).
Students and staff from universities which are members of the SCONUL Access scheme can join the OU Library and borrow materials. If your home institution provides Eduroam WiFi you will be able to use it in the Library at Walton Hall.
Please bring your current University library card, your OU Library card and your SCONUL Access acceptance email from your home institution when you visit.