Kresge Library News Read the latest news from Kresge Library at Oakland University! <![CDATA[Human Library Event]]>

The Oakland University Libraries are hosting a Human Library event at OU's Kresge Library. The idea behind this event is to "challenge stigma and stereotypes" by "creating a safe space for dialogue" about personal experiences surrounding prejudice, beliefs, disability, ethnicity, origin, orientation, etc. There will be 12 Human Books in all. For more information, go to or contact Anne Zacharias:

<![CDATA[From MSUO to OU: Celebrating Oakland University in 1963]]>

Did you know that OU was first called "Michigan State University Oakland" (MSUO)? That OU's first graduates received their degree in 1963, when MSUO became OU? Learn why and discover what life on campus was like sixty years ago through this exhibit on display in the lobby of Kresge Library. (open during library open hours through the fall 2023 semester)

<![CDATA[The ACMI is sponsoring OER professional development. Apply now.]]>

OpenEd23 virtual conference Nov 7-9!
Get immersed in the latest trends in open education, network with other professionals, and contribute to the growing open education field.

Find more information and an application for sponsorship on the Open Education webpages

<![CDATA[In-person Research Consultations Available]]>

Have a more in-depth research need? Want to sit down with someone to talk it through in person? Then schedule a 30-minute in-person research consultation with one of our expert librarians. These appointments are available on weekdays when classes are in session and must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.

<![CDATA[Drop-in Research Help via Zoom]]>

Have a quick research question? Join OU Libraries' drop-in research help in Zoom from 10am-2pm, Monday-Thursday to connect immediately with one of our expert librarians.

<![CDATA[OU Libraries ebook purchasing program to support courses.]]>

The Affordable Course Materials Initiative (ACMI) supports faculty converting courses to utilize low-cost, no-cost, and open educational resources (OER) as course materials. However, we recognize that not all courses and subjects will have readily available OER content thus, we implemented an ebook purchasing program for qualifying courses and corresponding books.

Review the criteria and submit an application from the ACMI website.

If you have any questions, please contact Julia Rodriguez, ACMI Coordinator.

<![CDATA[OU's History through Photographs]]>

Enjoy new releases from the University Archives in our Historical Photographs digital collection, and help us identify people and events from OU's history.

<![CDATA[Celebrating 60 years of Kresge Library]]>

Discover the rich history of Oakland University's library in this 6-minute video filled with historical photographs!

<![CDATA[New Kresge Library history digital collection]]>

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Kresge Library, the University Archives is making available a digital collection of historical Kresge Library photographs. Please help us identify people, places, and events by submitting comments or tags!

<![CDATA[24/7 Research Help now available!]]>

OU Libraries are partnering with other academic libraries in Michigan -- and across the world -- to offer OU students, faculty, and staff with 24/7 research help via chat! Access chat and ask a question on our Ask A Librarian webpage.