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Access Services

Semester Break Hours

From November 29 through December 23, 2020:

The Library building will be closed and building access will be by appointment only. Contact 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

Research Help is Available

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.

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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.

Text: 918-532-6672

Request a virtual appointment with a librarian

Email: (messages sent after hours will receive response within one business day)




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?

See How to Find Statistics and Data.

Want to see recommended sources by subject?

See Subject Guides.

Need to contact a librarian?

See Library Staff Directory.

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.


Telephone: 918-495-6889
Professor Horner's Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

Telephone: 918-495-7168
Mr. Eller's Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

Telephone: 918-495-7495
Professor Malcolm's Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

Telephone: 918-495-6899
Dr. Isgrigg's Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

Pentecostal/Charismatic History &Theology, Late 19th Century Evangelicalism, Pneumatology, Church History, opens new windowTheology & Ministry , opens new windowMultidisciplinary

Telephone: 918-495-6885
Instructor Higeons' Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

Telephone: 918-495-6895
Dr. Sample's Personal Zoom Meeting Room:

opens new windowEducation, Sociology of Education, Information Literacy, Library & Information Science, opens new windowMultidisciplinary, American History, British and American Literature, Religious Groups/early American cults, Palestinian-Israeli relations