Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
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.
The SCONUL Access Scheme allows staff and students from participating institutions to borrow books and use the wireless internet at Walton Hall.
Search for print books available in the OU library or other university libraries or learn where to buy academic set books.
Opening hours for the OU library helpdesk, the library building and customer services.
The SCONUL Access scheme allows UK based students and staff to borrow books from participating academic libraries near to where they're living.
Guidance on UK-wide libraries and public centres offering computer access for Open University staff and students.
Search online library catalogues covering academic libraries in the UK and worldwide, as well as UK national libraries, European and international libraries.
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Other ways to contact the Library Helpdesk
Find your personal contacts including your tutor and student support
Help with the University’s computing systems:
Help with accessing the online library, referencing and using libraries near you: