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Collaborative Tools for Professional & Research Projects
Tuesday, October 25 from 12:00-1:00pm in KL 225A Presenter: Keith Engwall, OU Medical Library In this interactive workshop, participants will explore a variety of free online tools that can be used for collaborative projects. Strengths and weaknesses of each tool will be reviewed as well as best practices for using multiple tools in a single project. more»

Book Presentation and Signing - Oct 25 at 4-5pm in The Nyberg Room (KL 242)
You are welcome to the book presentation of Fright of Remembrance: A World War II Memoir of Love and Survival by Marina Dutzmann Kirsch. The author will discuss the book's subject matter, protagonists, sources of inspiration, and special research accompanied by World War II era photographs. Signed books will be available for purchase. more»

"Please Submit Your Manuscript With Us": Protecting Against Predatory Publishers
Wednesday, October 26 from 12:00-1:00pm in KL 225A Presenter: Stephanie Swanberg, OU Medical Library We all have been contacted by random journals or publishers asking to publish our work, but how can you determine if they are legitimate? In this interactive workshop, participants will learn common characteristics and strategies for identifying predatory publishers. more»

Deposit-a-thon: Making your scholarship openly available
Thursday, October 27 from 12:00-1:00pm in KL 222 Increase the accessibility of your research. We'll help you make your publications openly available. Register for more details. more»

Giving to OU Libraries
The All University Fund Drive has begun. Supporters of OU Libraries find that giving monetary gifts online is the easiest way to donate.

Your gift will help us in acquiring essential library resources and in continuing to provide exemplary teaching and services to OU students, faculty, and staff. more»

OU Libraries is Celebrating International Open Access Week! October 24 - 28, 2016
Open Access (OA) is free, immediate access to scholarly information online, along with the right to use and reuse that information.It's our fourth year participating in this event to raise awareness about open access. OU Libraries will be hosting four events. Find out 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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