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Monday, 21 October, 2019 - 14:16
For this autumn's Student Shadow visit we welcomed two students. Mark and Amy got to meet many Library staff throughout the day, participate in meetings as well as takeover our social media accounts.
Monday, 23 September, 2019 - 10:07
The Open University Library does not send emails about expired accounts or asking you to reactivate your library account. Hackers have been sending phishing messages claiming to be from university libraries asking useres to reactivate their account.
Wednesday, 19 June, 2019 - 11:29
Use databases, parliamentary debates, dictionaries and newspapers to find out more about the law relating to same sex relationships.
Thursday, 6 June, 2019 - 09:31
Work will comenence on 10 June to increase collaborative working and private study spaces; and redesign the ground floor.
Thursday, 30 May, 2019 - 13:49
There are currently intermittent problems with access to Taylor and Francis ebooks and journals, we are working to resolve these.
Thursday, 30 May, 2019 - 09:46
In this month's podcast Fiona and Jude are finding ways to prepare and keep calm during the exam season, with lots of hints and tips.
Thursday, 9 May, 2019 - 11:43
In recognition of excellence in teaching and innovation in delivering information literacy (IL) skills training, the OU Library’s Live Engagement team was awarded LILAC’s information literacy award at their annual conference on 24 April. Bringing together practitioners from across the UK and with an international reach, LILAC’s annual conference focusses on best practices in library user education. This award shines a national spotlight on the team’s achievement in teaching through online training sessions, podcasts, Facebook Live and other methods.
Monday, 25 February, 2019 - 13:44
The OU Library was recently awarded not one, but two distinctions in teaching and student support. The Live Engagement and Engagement and Insight teams both received OU Teaching Awards for Excellence in Developing Students’ Academic and Learning Skills in February 2019.
Wednesday, 20 February, 2019 - 13:30
The OU Library actively seeks your feedback to develop services and resources to ensure we are student-focused and meet the needs of the OU community and beyond.
Monday, 28 January, 2019 - 13:53
Interested in a behind-the-scenes look at the OU Library? We are seeking participants to Shadow in the Library at the Milton Keynes Campus.