Pause for Puppies: Relieve your exam stress with a PUPPY! - Thurs, Dec 12
OU Libraries knows how stressful exams can be! We've invited a litter of future leader dogs to help! Stop by room 100 (on the library's lower level) between 10am-2pm and 7pm-9pm on Thurs, Dec 12th.
Is Your Question Tough Enough to Stump the Librarian?
We welcome the bizarre, the impossible, and the questions that come to mind only after three days of no sleep and constant schoolwork! Submit your toughest questions anonymously online: http://tinyurl.com/stumpOU or by email: StumpOULibrarian@gmail.com. Responses will be published, weekly, in the Oakland Post (online and in print)!
Reflection Room is now OPEN
The reflection room (KL 426) has been repaired, cleaned and upgraded. It is now open for use.
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 quetions and feedback to: email@example.com
OU Charter Class -- 50th Reunion
We welcome you to stop by the lobby of Kresge Library to see the University Archives display celebrating the Oakland University Charter Class Reunion.
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.
Easier Off-Campus Access to the Library's Online Resources
The Library is pleased to announce that we have streamlined off-campus access to our online resources. Beginning this May 2013, you can log into the Library's resources using your standard OU NetID. We hope the new process will greatly simplify remote access to our online databases, journals, and articles.
Major Construction Affects Library Parking
The construction of the new Engineering Center building commences in 2013, and it will affect those of you who approach the library from the south. For more info, follow the link.
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.
Kresge Library is happy to announce that our cafe is now open 7:30am to midnight on Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-3pm on Fridays, closed on Saturdays, and open 7pm-midnight on Sundays. Located in the "fishbowl" to the right of the entrance, the Frankie Cafe features Peet's coffee drinks and teas, sandwiches, and other treats.
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!
Mobile Version of Library Catalog
Check out the new, mobile version of the Library Catalog at KLmobile.oakland.edu. Optimized to run on the small screens of smartphones, the mobile version of the Library Catalog allows you to search from your phone, from wherever you are. Hopefully not while driving, though!
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!
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.