Scholarship Opportunity for Undergraduates (Funded by OU Credit Union)
The University Libraries celebrates excellence in library research with the Frank Lepkowski Undergraduate Research in Writing Award scholarship awarding 2 students annually who have most successfully applied information literacy skills in a research paper. First place wins $1500 and second place wins $1000 (applied directly to tuition). Nominations are due by February 28, 2017. more»
Workshop Series - Research, Publishing and Dissemination
Increase Your Impact - Getting your work noticed, read, cited and used (Thu, March 2). Determining legitimacy of online publications: Strategies for identifying journal authenticity (Thu, March 9). Author's Rights and Alternatives to Copyright - Retain your rights (Thu, March 15). Data Management 101 - Manage your research data effectively (Thu, March 30). The NEW Refworks - Manage citations & create bibliographies (Thu, April 13). All events take place from 12 -1 in KL 225A. Light refreshments will be served. more»
Kresge Library is on Instagram!
Calling all book lovers and OU Grizzlies!...give us a follow! We're on Instagram! Do you have pictures of yourself at Kresge Library? Tag us in it @ou_libraries and use #kresgelibrary! more»
Kresge Library Launches Open Access Fund PILOT
Kresge Library supports open access as a publishing option for OU faculty and researchers to publish their scholarly work. The OA publishing model allows free, immediate access to research. We have launched a Open Access Fund Pilot program to remove financial barriers that prevent researchers from publishing in established open access peer-reviewed journals and peer-reviewed journals with an open access option. The fund is open to all OU faculty including adjunct faculty, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers at Oakland University. more»
Kresge Library is excited to announce the arrival of two brand new FitDesks, located on the 2nd Floor near the OU Help Desk offices! Students are welcome to use the FitDesks, which act as stationary bicycles, while they read, study or work on their computers. Give the FitDesks a try and let us know what you think! Pick up a comment card in the FitDesk drawer and leave it in our comment box by the main entrance. 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: email@example.com more»
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. more»
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! more»
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. more»