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Kresge Library closes at 6pm today
Due to inclement weather, Kresge Library will close at 6pm on Wednesday, December 13, 2017. We will re-open on Thursday morning at 7:30am to resume 24/7. more»

Library Finals Events
Are finals stressing you out? Don't worry, we have lots of fun finals events coming up at Kresge next week to help you destress! Including PUPPIES, HENNA, and MASSAGES! Check out our Facebook page for more details about times and dates!   more»

Food for Fines
The Food for Fines canned food drive benefiting Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan starts December 4th and runs through December 16th. Students with overdue fines can have $1 worth of fines forgiven for each nonperishable food item they donate. We also welcome donations from those without any fines! Students, faculty, and staff can drop off donations at both Kresge Library or the Education Resources Lab (ERL)   more»

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. more»

New Nursing Toolkit
Check out the new web resource that helps nurses find practice guidelines, calculators, handbooks, EBP care sheets, mobile apps, test prep and more»

Library Hours over Winter Holiday Break
Kresge Library, including all Medical Library spaces, will have limited hours over the winter break:

  • Saturday, December 16: closes at 10:00pm
  • Sunday, December 17: CLOSED
  • Monday, December 18 - Thursday, December 21: open 7:30am - 6:00pm
  • Friday, December 22 - Monday, January 1: CLOSED
  • Tuesday, January 2: opens at 7:30am, 24/7 resumes

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. 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»

Introducing: FitDesks!
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»

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. more»

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. 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: lombardo@oakland.edu 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»

Chronicle of Higher Education online
OU has a site-wide license to the Chronicle of Higher Education. Click to give it a test drive! more»




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