Kresge Library News Read the latest news from Kresge Library at Oakland University! http://library.oakland.edu/news/news_rss.php <![CDATA[Library Research 101 Virtual Workshops]]>

Need help as you're working on a term paper? OU's Instruction & Research Help Librarians are offering Library Research 101 virtual workshops in Zoom at various times through November. While these sessions are designed for WRT 1060 students, they're open to any OU student. Register for one today!

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<![CDATA[Library Research 101 Virtual Workshops]]>

Need help as you're working on a term paper? OU's Instruction & Research Help Librarians are offering Library Research 101 virtual workshops in Zoom at various times through November. While these sessions are designed for WRT 1060 students, they're open to any OU student. Register for one today!

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<![CDATA[OU Libraries is Celebrating International Open Access Week!]]>

Join us in celebrating Open Access Week, an international event to raise awareness about open access. During October 25 - 31, 2021 we will feature OA webinars offered by institutions around the country, release several pre-recorded presentations, and engage with you via social media.

Visit our OA Week 2021 guide to view presentations, to register for highlighted webinars, and read related articles.

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

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

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<![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 for individual photographs!

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<![CDATA[OU Libraries Celebrate National Coming Out Day! October 11th]]> OU Libraries celebrate National Coming Out Day on October 11th! National Coming Out Day is an annual awareness day founded to support LGBTQIA people in "coming out of the closet" (which helps in the fight against homophobia). Visit our National Coming Out Day library resource guide!]]><![CDATA[In-person research help available!]]>

Along with chat, phone, email, and virtual consultations, OU Libraries' Research Help librarians are providing in-person research help from 11am-3pm, Tuesday-Friday. Stop by 235 Kresge Library to meet with us, or schedule a ten-minute appointment ahead of time.

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<![CDATA[Kresge Library's 60th Anniversary exhibit]]>

On October 27, 1961, Oakland students rolled carts of books from North Foundation Hall up to the new Kresge Library. That day marked the official opening of the library, the third building on campus. Today we are celebrating the sixtieth anniversary of Kresge Library by offering an exhibit of the library through the decades. The exhibit can be viewed in the lobby of Kresge Library until the end of this academic year.

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<![CDATA[Makerspace closed for fall semester]]>

The OU Libraries' Makerspace will be closed for the fall 2021 semester and will reopen in the winter 2022 semester when we are fully staffed.

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<![CDATA[NEW learning resource on Academic Integrity in Research & Writing]]>

Effective September 1, OU Libraries will replace the Plagiarism tutorial with a new resource - Academic Integrity in Research & Writing. Right now, this micro-course is available for review -- take a look at it before it goes live!

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<![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.

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<![CDATA[OA Read & Publish agreement with Cambridge University]]>

OU Libraries has entered into its first Read & Publish agreement with Cambridge University Press. Faculty at OU can now publish open access in Cambridge University Press journals without paying an article processing fee (APC).This includes all 44 gold OA and 330 hybrid journals.

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<![CDATA[Pontiac Oral Histories]]>

In the 1970s, OU conducted interviews of older Black residents of Pontiac to capture their stories. Most had come from the South in the 1920s and lived through the Great Depression and war in Pontiac. Learn more about the recordings and the woman who started the project, Johnetta Brazzell.

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<![CDATA[Finding Quality Information on COVID-19 (coronavirus)]]>

If you are seeking free, reliable, and up-to-date information on coronavirus (COVID-19), OU Libraries recommend online resources available through the CDCWHO, and MedlinePlus. Those affiliated with OU should also stay informed about restrictions on university-sponsored travel and other guidelines to protect the campus community by visiting the institution's coronavirus webpage. Thanks to the OUWB Medical Library for identifying these quality medical resources!

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