OU Libraries
OU Libraries Go REMOTE ONLY!

The Kresge Library building is currently closed.
The Medical Library offers the following remote services to support research and instruction needs at this time:

Getting Help with Research

  • Students - contact your Personal Librarian
  • Faculty - contact your Liaison to put course materials online and other course-related services

For more info: Ask A Librarian


Checked Out Items

If you have books checked out, you do not have to return them right away. OU Libraries will renew all items and suspend fines. You will be able to return items after the library re-opens.


Resources for Online Teaching

The Medical Library has put together a Resources for Online Teaching Guide with information and links to resources to facilitate development of content for online instruction.

Accessing Materials

While we are not able to provide access to print materials, you may still access electronic materials as follows:

... Or search the Library Catalog


Interlibrary Loan

Please note that only electronic Interlibrary Loan services are currently available. You will be presented with the option to request via Interlibrary Loan electronic articles to which we are unable to provide access. Interlibrary loan of physical items, including books and scans of book chapters or articles from physical journals, is not currently available.


eBook Requests

The Medical Library can order and provide links to electronic versions of print books, as available by the publisher. Email medref@oakland.edu to make a request.

We at the Medical Library sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and send our wishes for everyone to stay safe and healthy. We encourage everyone to follow guidelines related to illness prevention:

Wash Your Hands
Wash Your Hands With Soap and Water
Avoid Touching Your Face
Avoid Touching Your Face
Practice Social Distancing
Practice Social Distancing

More information is available at Oakland University's webpage on COVID-19

We thank you for your patience!