The Open University Intranet
The Open University Intranet, The Library intranet site is only available to Open University Staff. It covers information which is relevant to OU staff, but not to students or members of the public.
Supporting Learning and Teaching
Explore how Library Services can support staff working on the production and presentation of OU modules.
Library Services plays an essential part in supporting the student learning experience by:
- providing an extensive collection of multi-disciplinary rich online resources
- supporting the development and practice of online information and digital literacy skills
- encouraging best value in the exploitation of library resources to support programme delivery by providing help with finding and managing access to relevant content
Supporting OU Research
Explore how Library Services can support open access publishing and research data management.
Supporting OU Business Development
Library Services aims to extend the support offered to students and staff beyond those registered with or employed by the OU to include other groups that the University partners with. This section includes a list of Business Information Resources.
Information Management Services
The information management team provides support to OU staff in relation to information, records, archives and metadata. More detailed information about the support available to OU staff can be found on the Information Management Services intranet site.
Developing and Innovating
Library Services project work aims to prototype and innovate new types of services for our library users. All our funded projects focus on supporting core Library objectives as well as sharing our learning and findings with the broader community.