From November 29 through December 23, 2020:
The Library building will be closed and building access will be by appointment only. Contact Librarian@oru.edu if you need to visit the building during this time. Librarians will be available online through chat, text, and email to assist with research needs:
Monday - Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 5pm
From December 24, 2020 through January 3, 2021:
In celebration of the holidays, the Library building and all research services will be unavailable, although all online resources remain available for use.
From January 4 through January 17, 2021:
Although the building will remain closed and available for access by appointment only, librarians will be available online 7 days a week via chat, text, and email. Hours of available librarian assistance:
Monday - Friday: 9am-7pm
Saturday and Sunday: Noon to 5pm
Librarians are available for help and advice on research and access to library resources and services during these hours.
NOTE: Faculty, staff, and students are required to wear masks when in public areas or areas where physically distancing is not possible.
Librarians are on duty to help you access the library resources you need. Contact us by phone, text, chat, or Zoom video conference. You may make an appointment for in-person or online help or contact us in any of these ways when you need help or have a question.
Email: Librarian@oru.edu (messages sent after hours will receive response within one business day)
SEE: Library FAQS for ANSWERS TO FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS.
searching for a periodical (journal or magazine) by title?
Search the opens new windowJournal Finder +.
for more help finding periodicals, see: How to Find Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, etc.).
Want to find materials in the library (including ebooks)?
Search the opens new window ORU Library Catalog.
for more help finding books, see: How to Find Books and ebooks.
Need to access online databases?
See the database List.
Want to learn how to find a periodical article on your topic?
See How to Find Articles.
Need to access online resources (databases, ebooks, etc.) from off campus?
See Off Campus Access.
Looking for online sources of facts and statistics?
Want to see recommended sources by subject?
See Subject Guides.
Need to contact a librarian?
Are you a Distance Learner (living an hour or more from campus)?
information on library services specifically for you is available on the Distance Learner Services web page.
MORE HELP IS AVAILABLE ON THE ORU LIBRARY WEB PAGE.
Thad Horner, M.Div., M.L. I.S. ,
Acting Theological Librarian & Digital Scholarship and Research Librarian
Dan Eller, M. A.T.S. ,
Advanced Library Genera list
Jane Malcolm, M.L.S. ,
Assistant Director of the library
Daniel Isgrigg, M. A., Ph.D.,
Director, Holy Spirit Research Center
Dana Higeons, M.L. I.S. ,
Acquisitions, Cataloging, & Library System Administrator
Angela Sample, M.L. I.S., M.Ed., Ph.D. ,
Head of Access Services & Library Webmaster
Myra Bloom, M. A., M.L. I.S. ,
Instruction & Reference Librarian
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