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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»

Scholarship Opportunity for Undergraduates (Funded by OU Credit Union)
The University Libraries celebrates 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 (applied directly to tuition). Nominations must be submitted before 12:00 am on February 29, 2016. Only papers written in Winter 2015, Summer 2015 and Fall 2015 are eligible. more»

CINAHL searching workshops -Winter term 2016
Thu (Jan 14) noon-1pm and on Thu (Feb 4) noon-1pm. Registration for both sessions is now open. Learn how to effectively search CINAHL and save time completing assignments. The session will address needs specific to searching for Nursing literature for NRS 452 and other NRS courses.     more»

OU/Pontiac Initiative
For the month of January, Kresge Library is displaying the Oakland University Pontiac Initiative gallery walk which showcases some of the work accomplished by the partnership. The gallery is located on the Second Floor at the end caps to the Reference Stacks. more»

Authors at Oakland 2016 Submission Now Open
The Senate Library Committee is now accepting submissions for the 11th annual Authors at Oakland event celebrating OU faculty's recent book publications. Submit your book publication to be featured at the event on March 16, 2016 from 2-4pm., on the 4th floor of the Kresge Library. 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 mccann@oakland.edu. 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»

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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