Homecoming exhibit, Kresge Library lobby
While attending Homecoming check out our exhibit. It features photos, objects and documents illustrating athletics and academic life at OU from its founding in 1959 to the present!
Need help finding your Grizz ID or email account?
We know - username and password overload. So, here's a quick guide to what accounts you need, and how to get them.
Looking for a Textbook? We have a website for that!
Check out this handy website if you need to buy, rent, or borrow a textbook.
UPCOMING CINAHL searching workshop Oct 2 at 12:00
The CINAHL workshop scheduled for Sept. 20 has been rescheduled for Oct 2 in room KL225A at 12:00. Learn how to effectively search CINAHL and save time completing assignments. The session will address needs specific to searching for Nursing literature for NRS 452 and other NRS courses. Click on the news item title to enroll.
Make Your Space CONTEST!
We invite you to Make Your Space! and decorate Kresge Library's newly-refurbished popular reading area adjoining the Frankie Cafe! The winning proposal will receive up to $500 toward materials for the project and be featured on the library's website and social media. Submissions for a mural or other permanent art installations will be accepted until: Friday, December 12 at 11:59PM. Click above link for complete contest guidelines.
Special Collections Room open to the public
The Special Collections Room (KL 105) is now open to the public from 9:00 to 11:00 am and 1:30 to 3:30 pm M-F. The Room contains the Gaylor Collection, a collection of books and materials on gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) people and issues.
New OU library history timeline
Explore the history of the University library since its founding in 1959! The library history timeline illustrates the evolution of library technology, the development of the Kresge Library building and its collections, the creation of new services, and more!
BrowZine is a FREE app available to all OU students and faculty through OU Libraries!
Browse, read and monitor our journal collection directly from your iPad, Android tablet or Kindle device. Simply download the app and select Oakland University. Customize your bookshelf and easily save or share articles. Please send questions and feedback to: firstname.lastname@example.org
NEW: VAST Academic Video Online
Kresge Library has a new subscription to this huge collection of streaming video on a variety of topics from ethnic studies and history to opera and dance. Faculty, please take a look at it if you are interested in using streaming video in your courses.
Focus on the Finish Line
The OU Career Services has an updated career cycle tool to help you track your academic career and prepare for a professional career after graduation. The tool includes tips, tools, and videos for each year of your academic career.
OU Archives Seeking Documents
The Oakland University Archives is looking for documents relating to the University's history, including items such as official records, papers, reports, minutes, publications, photographs, flyers, maps, etc. Please contact Dominique Daniel (x2478) or Shirley Paquette (x2419) if you have items to donate. Original documents can be returned.
Bestsellers and Graphic Novels Now Available!
Kresge Library is now home to two new collections - a popular reading collection, funded by the OU Student Congress, and a graphic novel and comic book collection - to provide recreational reading material for OU students. Look in the lobby the next time you come to the Library!
MyCopy Springer ebooks available for $24.95
You can purchase your own copy of a library-owned ebook published from 2005 by Springer, a major publisher of books and journals in the sciences, engineering, social sciences and medicine. The library has many ebooks from Springer-Verlag, which are available through the library catalog or from the SpringerLink platform.
Chronicle of Higher Education online
OU has a site-wide license to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Click to give it a test drive!