Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
Library Services provides access for registered students and staff to a large number of library resources.
You need to know your OU Computer Username (OUCU) and password in order to access the majority of these resources. If you do not know your OUCU (your initials and some numbers) please contact the OU Computing Helpdesk on + 44 (0) 1908 653972 or email: OU-Computing-Helpdesk@open.ac.uk.
Usernames and passwords for library resources that still require specific passwords.
You are reminded that use of ALL online library resources, including those on trial, is subject to Copyright Law which applies to both printing and downloading. You MUST abide by the Use of Copyright Databases regulations.
Help and Guidance with access is available from the Library Helpdesk:
Tel: + 44 (0) 1908 659001
Find your personal contacts including your tutor and student support team:Contact the OU
Help with the University’s computing systems:Computing Guide Computing Helpdesk System Status
Help with accessing the online library, referencing and using libraries near you:Library help and support