Your gateway to a wide range of online information resources
All Open University staff and students can access the full range of the library's online resources using their usual OU computer username and password. To borrow physical items from the library at Walton Hall staff and students must register separately. For staff borrowing rights will be added to your ID card. Students will receive a library card which you should bring with you when using the library
Students and staff who require access to physical materials and are not able to visit the library in Milton Keynes can arrange to visit Libraries near you.
Library Services requires all customers to abide by our Terms and Conditions (PDF).
OU Retired staff and Alumni who would like to borrow from the physical collections at Walton Hall should complete the online registration service form.
Alumni joining the Walton Hall Library will not have access to licensed online resources, but can still use a wide range of publicly available resources. Retired staff retain access to a selection of the Library's online resources.
Students and staff from universities which are members of the SCONUL Access scheme can join the OU Library and borrow materials. If your home institution provides Eduroam WiFi you will be able to use it in the Library at Walton Hall.
Please bring your current University library card, your OU Library card and your SCONUL Access acceptance email from your home institution when you visit.