Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
Monday, 4 October, 2021 - 15:26
In 2019, the Open Programme celebrated 50 years of offering OU students the chance to study across a wide choice of subjects, to create a personalised course of study across a range of academic disciplines.
Monday, 4 October, 2021 - 14:50
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced a new open access policy, following extensive consultation with the sector. The policy applies to all research publications that acknowledge funding from any of UKRI’s councils.
Tuesday, 28 September, 2021 - 14:23
With a new academic year starting, you may be wondering what kind of support is out there to help our students make the most of their studies.
Thursday, 12 August, 2021 - 15:24
The University is currently experiencing significant network and systems issues which is also affecting access to library databases and resources.
Monday, 19 July, 2021 - 08:55
Phone service at the Library Helpdesk has resumed. You can reach us through our 24/7 chat to a librarian service, email and by phone.
Monday, 12 July, 2021 - 10:42
The Open University is currently limiting access to campus for safety reasons. The welfare and safety of our students, staff and visitors is our top priority.
Friday, 7 May, 2021 - 12:48
We now have access to PsychiatryOnline - a collection from American Psychiatric Publishing, a Division of the American Psychiatric Association.
Friday, 16 April, 2021 - 11:14
Today, on Friday 16th April 2021, we are celebrating National Librarian Day! It's a chance to be thankful for all the knowledge that librarians possess.
Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 - 09:54
The Anthropology Resource Library provides comprehensive, multimedia resources for the study of anthropology, including the largest collection of ethnographic videos and previously unpublished archival field materials.
Wednesday, 13 January, 2021 - 09:34
For the next 5 years, we have access to all of JoVE's Education and Research content which provides video demonstrations of tools and techniques used by scientists in laboratories around the world.
Monday, 9 November, 2020 - 15:59
Due to technical issues with Open University systems there may be a delay in responses to email enquiries sent to the Library Helpdesk
Thursday, 24 September, 2020 - 08:47
Welcome to a new academic year OU students! The team here at the OU Library is looking forward to helping you with your studies – whether you’re brand new to the OU, or are taking the next step towards completing your degree.
Friday, 14 August, 2020 - 16:07
Library Services and OpenLearn have revised and refreshed the Badged Open Course (BOC), Digital skills: Succeeding in a digital world.
Monday, 6 July, 2020 - 14:28
Update 7th July 2020: this has now been resolved and all links are now working.
We are aware of an issue currently affecting links to resources from Library Search.