ORU Library's Response to COVID-19

ORU’s Virtual Library Serves You Online 24/7!

  1. For all things Library, visit https://library.oru.edu often.
  2. The Library Remains Virtually Open: The building is closed, but the ORU Library continues to serve you with its many online digital resources and with Virtual Librarians eager to assist you during regular hours.  
  3. Automatic New Due Date: July 31, 2020, is automatically the new due date for anything that was due during the period March 17 through July 30, 2020.
    1. Email libcirc@oru.edu if your items show as overdue on your library account or you receive an overdue notice.
    2. You may return items by mailing them to
      ORU Library
      7777 S. Lewis Ave.
      Tulsa, OK 74171
  4. Streaming videos are here! Browse some 68,000 instructional videos here. Professors may embed these within D2L. We have unlimited rights for their instructional use with ORU.
  5. Reach Virtual Librarians any of these ways:
    * During operating hours, chat (click chat icon icon at lower right of any Library webpage), text message, or email.
    * After hours, by email.
    * Anytime, schedule a virtual Zoom conference session with a librarian.

We are pleased to serve you.

General Information

General

The ORU Library building will be closed for an undefined time. Please continue to check for latest updates and information on this page or on the Library's home page.
You probably do not need to do anything. All due dates for items that were originally due from March 17, 2020 through April 30, 2020 have been extended to May 1, 2020. Email libcirc@oru.edu if your items show as overdue on your library account and/or you receive an overdue notice.
You may receive overdue notices on items that were overdue before March 17, 2020. Email libcirc@oru.edu with any questions regarding your library account.

Research Help

Research Help

Librarians with expertise in specific areas are available to help you
  1. * During operating hours, chat (click chat icon icon at lower right of any Library webpage), text message, or email.
    * After hours, by email.
    * Anytime, schedule a virtual Zoom conference session with a librarian.

Librarians can help you with forming search strategies, finding specific types of information, and locating sources on your topic that are available online through the library.
Spring Break week, you may contact us Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:30pm, Saturday noon-5:30pm
  1. * During operating hours, chat (click chat icon icon at lower right of any Library webpage), text message, or email.
    * After hours, by email.
    * Anytime, schedule a virtual Zoom conference session with a librarian.
For all other operating hours, check our hours page.

Online Access to Library Resources

Online Access to Library Resources

Access electronic resources by using any of the links on this page, Library Snapshot. Visit this How To guide to use these resources well. Contact Ask-A-Librarian if you need assistance.
 
Always access databases through the library website. Enter your Single Sign On credentials when prompted. If you are denied access, please contact Ask-A-Librarian.

Faculty Services

Faculty Services

The librarians are committed to providing library instruction to your students. We can meet synchronously via Zoom or explore other options.
Yes! Librarians will be happy to help you do this. Contact Ask-A-Librarian or your subject library liaison.