Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
We are experiencing technical issues with the out of hours service we use to support chat to a librarian.
This is being investigated, in the meantime if you would like to chat to a librarian open up a web chat between 9am and 5pm Monday to Friday alternatively please Contact the helpdesk or email your query to email@example.com.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
To access resources that the OU subscribes to through the online library, all you need is your OU computer username (OUCU) and password. You don’t need to create a separate Athens login unless you want to access material that the OU does not subscribe to.
If an OpenAthens page appears asking you to login with an OpenAthens username and password:
This short how-to video will assist with navigating extra links when logging in to Athens authenticated online resources.
Complete our quick survey to help us improve our website