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Library RE-OPENS at 8am on Thursday, Feb 7

Kresge Library will reopen at 8am on Thursday, Feb 7, with limited hours of operation, limited availability of some services, and no access to the first floor. The library will be open until midnight on Thursday, and then will be open daily 7:30am - midnight until the end of the winter break on Sunday, Feb 24.


The Underground Railroad: A Journey Through Slavery to Freedom

Event CANCELED.

We sincerely apologize for having to cancel this event due to inclement weather -- The Underground Railroad: A Journey Through Slavery to Freedom, a presentation by Douglas McCray from the Charles H. Wright Museum.


Authors at Oakland 2019: Article submissions accepted by Jan 23rd

The Senate Library Committee invites all faculty who have published one or more articles, essays, or creative pieces in peer-reviewed journals in 2017-2018 to submit ONE of these for recognition at the event. All submissions will be on display. You can upload your article online. The event will be held on March 20, 2019, 2pm - 4pm on the 4th floor of Kresge Library.


Scholarship Opportunity for Undergraduates

The University Libraries celebrate 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 (funded by OU Credit Union and applied directly to tuition). Nominations are due by February 24, 2019.


Student Newspaper Archive Online
OU Magazine article  -- "Gold mine: Student newspaper archive goes online" -- details how a generous gift from the family of a former OU library professor and the collective efforts of dedicated library employees make it possible for everyone to access digital issues of the university's student newspaper dating back to its inaugural issue, published on October 23, 1959.


Library eNewsletter - Fall 2018
Welcome to a new and improved electronic newsletter of the Oakland University Libraries. The purpose of this publication is to provide our friends and community partners with regular updates on library events and innovative programs, including highlights from our robust collections, facility enhancements, and a sampling of the first-rate work of my accomplished colleagues.


NEW library system and search interface
The University Libraries have implemented a new library catalog and management system to replace the 20-year old Voyager system implemented in 1997. This change includes a brand new search interface still branded as Library OneSearch, which is in fact a completely different system that replaces both the old library catalog and the old Library OneSearch.


CINAHL Workshops
Last Workshop for Winter 2019. Friday Feb. 15, 12-1. KL 225A Registration is now open. Learn how to effectively search CINAHL and save time completing assignments. These sessions will address needs specific to searching for Nursing literature for all levels of NRS courses.


Library Makerspace
The Makerspace in Kresge Library is for use by all students, faculty, and staff at Oakland University. This learning environment and collaboration space facilitates hands-on learning about new technologies. The space is cross discipline and encourages creativity, experimentation, design, and even fun.


Oakland University: The Campus History Series
The new book Oakland University: The Campus History Series is available for purchase at the Service Desk in Kresge Library. See more details and a few select photos in a recent article in Oakland Magazine. Special thanks go to Dominique Daniel for authoring the book; to Shirley Paquette, Mandy Summers, and Amy Pelkey for their contributions; and to Stephen Weiter, Graeme Harper, and John Young for their guidance.


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!


Need help finding your Grizz ID or email account?
We know - username & 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 guide for that!
Check out this handy guide if you need to buy, rent, or borrow a textbook.


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: lombardo@oakland.edu


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!

 

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