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Accessibility Statement for BrowZine mobile applications for Android and iOS

This accessibility statement applies to the Android version via and iOS version of this app via

We want as many people as possible to be able to use our websites and apps, and accessibility is an essential part of our mission. To adapt the content to your needs or preferences you should be able to:

Fri, 18/06/2021 - 12:42

Pride with the OU Library!

Come and celebrate Pride 2021 with the OU Library!

Wed, 26/05/2021 - 14:10

Global Accessibility Awareness Day 2021

Thursday 20 May 2021 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, an international event to raise awareness of digital access.

Fri, 14/05/2021 - 16:41

New Resource: PsychiatryOnline

We now have access to PsychiatryOnline - a collection from American Psychiatric Publishing, a Division of the American Psychiatric Association.

Fri, 07/05/2021 - 12:48

Celebrating National Librarian Day 2021

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. 

Fri, 16/04/2021 - 11:14

World Autism Awareness Week 2021

We are celebrating Autism Awareness Week, to help increase awareness and acceptance of autism.

Fri, 26/03/2021 - 09:36

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Tue, 23/03/2021 - 14:38

Discover scholarly journals and stay current with BrowZine

BrowZine is a Library-subscribed service that allows you to browse, read and follow scholarly journals. 

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 09:54

Easy access to Library content

The Library Access browser extension makes it easier to access Library-subscribed resources as you do your searching across the web. 

Tue, 16/03/2021 - 09:49


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Mon, 15/03/2021 - 18:34

Accessibility statement for Library Research Support

This accessibility statement applies to the Library Research Support website

The Open University’s web presence consists of several million individual pages across numerous websites. We want as many people as possible to be able to use our websites, and accessibility is an essential part of our mission. To adapt the content to your needs or preferences in most cases you should be able to:

Thu, 25/02/2021 - 10:26

Transcript - The why and how of referencing

Manda: OK. So welcome, and don't worry if you're just getting started with it all. It's not a problem at all. Now, referencing is really all about signalling when other people's work has played a role in your assignments. And just keep that in mind.

Wed, 24/02/2021 - 10:58

Transcript - Reference management tools - an introduction

PROFESSOR: So this session is about using or storing and managing your references in reference management tools. And we actually won't be looking at any of the individual tools. We're more interested in how they work with library resources.  

So by the end of this session, you should have an overview of how reference management tools work, the benefits and risks of using these tools, and how the tools work with library resources.  

Wed, 13/01/2021 - 16:46

New resource: Anthropology Resource Library

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.

Wed, 13/01/2021 - 09:54

New resource: JoVE Unlimited

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.

Wed, 13/01/2021 - 09:34

Intermittent issues accessing Nexis UK and Lexis Library

Some people are unable to get into the Nexis UK and Lexis Library databases

Thu, 24/12/2020 - 14:49

Celebrating Black History Month

We are celebrating Black History Month with Archives, resource lists and poetry! 

Thu, 01/10/2020 - 08:13

Accessing Times Higher Education (THE) 30/09/2020

To access the full text of articles in the THE or Times Higher Education supplement you will need to create a personal account. Please follow these instructions.

Wed, 30/09/2020 - 14:29

Hello to all our new and returning students!

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. 

Thu, 24/09/2020 - 08:47


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Explore resources relating to LGBTQ+ issues, events, and people.

Below you can view a list of resources featured in Learning about Pride month with library resources, focussing on LGBTQ+ history and activism as well as LGBTQ+ authors, artists, and others.

Wed, 23/09/2020 - 09:46

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