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Introduction to Library Services

How do I attend?

Go to Introduction to Library Services and select 'Join Room'. The room remains closed until the trainer has entered – this will usually be 15 minutes before the start time.


A great 30 minute interactive session that will introduce the OU Library.  You will learn about the online library, how to find help and support, and how to access key services to help with your studies or work at the OU.

Who's it for?

Any OU member (staff or student) who would like an introduction to the OU Library.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this session you should:

  • Be able to confidently navigate the library website.
  • Be able to access resources relevant to your study.
  • Be able to access help and support provided by the library.

Downloads and further help

A copy of the slides and an accompanying handout are available for this session.

The following online resources provide additional information and guidance:
For a more detailed look at how to use Library Search to find information for your assignment, have a look at our training session Using Library Search for your assignment.


An interactive recording of the session is available via the ‘View previous recordings’ link on the Introduction to Library Services page.

Upcoming Online Training Sessions

Oct 13

Wed, 13/10/2021 - 07:00

Nov 08

Mon, 08/11/2021 - 19:30

Dec 06

Mon, 06/12/2021 - 21:00