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Kresge Library Diamond Jubilee

Saturday, September 10, 2022 | 6:00 p.m.
Please join Oakland University Libraries and the OU Libraries Board of Advocacy and Resource Development as we celebrate Kresge Library's 60th anniversary with a nostalgic and engaging scavenger hunt throughout the library, followed by a strolling dinner and live entertainment.

For more information and to purchase tickets online, please go to bit.ly/diamondkresge. You may also use that link to share your personal "Love Letter" about Kresge Library. Sponsorships are available here.

In-person research help appointments now available!

OU librarians are now providing in-person research help by appointment from 9-11a and 12-3p Monday-Friday. Reserve a time to drop in and connect with a librarian!

New video: Celebrating 60 years of Kresge Library

Discover the rich history of Oakland University's library in this 6-minute video filled with historical photographs!

New Kresge Library history digital collection

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Kresge Library, the University Archives is making available a digital collection of historical Kresge Library photographs. Please help us identify people, places, and events by submitting comments or tags for individual photographs!

Kresge Library's 60th Anniversary exhibit

On October 27, 1961, Oakland students rolled carts of books from North Foundation Hall up to the new Kresge Library. That day marked the official opening of the library, the third building on campus. Today we are celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of Kresge Library by offering an exhibit of the library through the decades. The exhibit can be viewed in the lobby of Kresge Library until the end of this academic year.

24/7 Research Help now available!

OU Libraries are partnering with other academic libraries in Michigan -- and across the world -- to offer OU students, faculty, and staff with 24/7 research help via chat! Access chat and ask a question on our Ask A Librarian webpage.

Pontiac Oral Histories

In the 1970s, OU conducted interviews of older Black residents of Pontiac to capture their stories. Most had come from the South in the 1920s and lived through the Great Depression and war in Pontiac. Learn more about the recordings and the woman who started the project, Johnetta Brazzell.

Finding Quality Information on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

If you are seeking free, reliable, and up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19), OU Libraries recommend online resources available through the CDCWHO, and MedlinePlus. Those affiliated with OU should also stay informed about restrictions on university-sponsored travel and other guidelines to protect the campus community by visiting the institution's coronavirus webpage. Thanks to the OUWB Medical Library for identifying these quality medical resources!


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