Access and Borrowing
What library privileges do alumni, OU retirees, or OU emeritus faculty have?
Alumni, if they are not enrolled in classes, are considered community members and have access to resources only if you come to Alden Library (that […]12
How do I reserve a movie (DVD) for a class?
Many movies are used for teaching purposes and due to the popularity of many of our titles, Faculty, Instructors and Teaching Assistants are allowed to […]13
I returned my library books, why are they still showing up as checked out on my account?
You can check the status of books that you have checked out using your Library Account. Please note that books left in the book drops […]14
Can I check out audio visual equipment?
Alden Library does not loan camcorders or video cameras, projectors, digital cameras, tripods, etc. However, such audio visual equipment is available in The Patton College […]15
How do I put a hold on a book that is checked out, so I get it next?
If one of our books, meaning a book owned by OU or a branch of OU, is checked out you should try to request it […]16
How do I access Course Reserves for my class?
Professors and instructors will often place items on “reserve” at the library. These reserve items can be either print (hard copy) or online (pdf) files. […]17
What is my Ohio ID (formerly Oak ID)? How do I reset my Ohio ID password?
Your Ohio ID (formerly Oak ID) is the stem portion of your email (e.g., if your email is email@example.com then your Ohio ID is bobcat1). […]18
How do I get something that’s not in ALICE library catalog or OhioLINK? Or that is not online?
When you cannot find book or article in Ohio, we will try to borrow it from another U.S. library or in some cases international library. […]19
How do I borrow books, movies (DVDs), and other library materials?
In Alden Library you can check out books, movies (DVDs), and other items at the following three desks: 4th Floor Circulation Desk 3rd Floor Fine […]