Librarians are available for help and advice on research and access to library resources and services.
NOTE: Faculty, staff, and students are required to wear masks when in public areas or areas where physically distancing is not possible.
The library building is open, and librarians are on duty to help you access the library resources you need. Contact us by phone, text, chat, or Zoom video conference. We are also available for walk-ins at the One-Stop Library Services Desk on LRC4. 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)
Hours: Librarians are available during the following hours to answer your questions (Note online only: Monday-Saturday 5pm-7pm, Sunday 3pm-7pm):
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 windowORU 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 Generalist
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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