Oakland University and Pontiac Public Library's FREEDOM TO READ Series
In celebration of Banned Books Week, Oakland University and Pontiac Public Library are hosting events around the often banned novel, Fahrenheit 451, by Ray Bradbury. Join us at Pontiac Public Library! more»
OU Libraries is Celebrating International Open Access Week! October 19 - 23, 2015
It's our third year participating in this event to raise awareness about open access. OU Libraries will be hosting two events: Monday, October 19 from 12:00 - 1:00pm OPEN DATA: LOCATING & SHARING RESEARCH DATA TO PROMOTE GLOBAL SCHOLARLY COLLABORATION ( KL 242) and Friday, October 23 from 12:00 - 1:00pm GETTING CITED: INCREASE YOUR IMPACT WITH OPEN ACCESS REPOSITORIES & SOCIAL MEDIA (KL 225A). Please join us. more»
The Big Lepkowski: Poetry reading in honor of Frank Lepkowski
OU Libraries invites you to join us for The Big Lepkowski: A memorial event in honor of Frank Lepkowski, which will take place on the 4th floor of the library on October 22nd at noon. There will be an open mic where you can read one of Frank's poems, or one you think he'd like, or just share a memory. more»
Help us make our search boxes better for everyone!
We are studying how people use our search boxes and need your help. Please consider volunteering half an hour of your time to perform a few brief tasks online. We hope to use what we learn to improve what search boxes we offer and to share our findings with other libraries. To volunteer, please email Shawn McCann at email@example.com. more»
The OU Libraries welcome Stephen P. Weiter as our new Dean of University Libraries!
Steve Weiter was Director of College Libraries at the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry and has taught as an Adjunct Instructor at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies. We all look forward to working with him in the coming semesters! Please join us in welcoming Steve Weiter to Oakland University! 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: firstname.lastname@example.org more»
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. 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»