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a library survival guide for undergraduate OSU students
Last Updated: Jul 30, 2014 URL: http://info.library.okstate.edu/ugbasics Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts
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The Essentials

Library Website
www.library.okstate.edu

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Get Help
Text for help 405.592.4128
Call for help 405.744.9775
Email for help lib-dls@okstate.edu
Chat available from the website

Hours
Fall & Spring
Mon-Thur............. 7:00 am-2 am
Fri..................... 7:00 am-10 pm
Sat........................ 9 am-10 pm
Sun......................... 9 am-2 am

Dead Week & Finals Week
Open 24/7!

Holiday & Intersession
Hours vary. Call Hours Hotline 405-744-5029 or check library website

Visit our Mobile Site
http://m.library.okstate.edu

 

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Friendly Librarians

  • Librarians are here to help you!
  • Save time and find the best resources by asking us
  • Multiple ways to get help (See The Essentials box on the left)
 

Computers, Printers, Scanners, Wireless

  • 170 desktops, the largest computer cluster on campus
  • Unlimited printing and Express Print Stations
  • Scanners, 1st and 5th floors
  • Wireless throughout the building
 

Checkout more than books with your OSU ID!

  • 160 laptop computers, 5 hours
  • 20 MacBooks, 5 hours
  • 30 iPads, 5 hours
  • E-books to read on your computer
  • 9 Group Study Rooms, 4 hours
  • DVDs and CDs in Room 105
 

Study Space

  • Study Zones: Quiet, Silent, & Group
  • Beautiful large study rooms, 2nd floor
  • 9 group study rooms
 

Food and Drinks allowed

  • Café Libro serves coffee, sandwiches, salads, bagels and more grab-and-go foods
  • Vending machines are on the 1st floor
 

Books for you!

  • With your OSU ID, checkout up to 50 books at a time
  • 30-day checkout period
  • Books are mainly in the basement, 3rd & 4th floors at the Edmon Low Library
 

Reserves, Room 105

  • Professors sometimes put print or electronic copies (book chapters, answer sets or homework) “on Reserve”
  • Textbooks: The library has textbooks for classes with more than 125 students or costing more than $125. Checkout time is 2 hours.

 

The book I need is checked out!

 

The Library doesn’t have the book or article I need!

  • We’ll try to borrow it from another library for you. This is called Interlibrary Loan.
  • Request online or ask the librarians on the 1st floor for help with this.
 

Fun stuff

  • Popular magazines, 1st floor
  • Popular fiction, look in the library catalog: www.library.okstate.edu
  • Special programs: exhibits, book discussions, concerts and more. Check our website.
 

Jobs in the Library

 

Fines

  • Generally, overdue books .25/day/book. Reserve, recall and Interlibrary loan are more.
  • Overdue laptops, iPads and MacBooks $30.00/hr.
  • Fines are billed to your bursar account.
 

Other Library Collections

 

Edmon Low is the Main Library. We have 3 branch libraries

 

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Subject Guide

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