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New to OU Libraries?
The videos, info sheets and details on this guide will help get you started with using the Library. Discover key Library services on this page, and then explore the tabs across the top to find further information.
Your Student ID is your Library Card!
Use your student ID card at any OU Library on the Ōtepoti | Dunedin campus and beyond to:
- borrow items, including books, journals, and DVDs, as well as
- print, copy and scan at Uniprintstations.
Borrowing and fines [webpage]
Learn about the types of items you can borrow from the Library and for how long, and the fines if you don't return things on time.
Print. Copy. Scan. [webpage]
The UO Library has Uniprintstations for printing, copying and scanning available at five library locations. Your ID card holds your student account printing balance and you can top-up at the kiosks available in the Library, online with a credit card, or over the counter at the Uniprintshop.
What is 'Course Reserve'?
Books and DVDs that will be in high demand for your course are likely to be placed on (Course) Reserve. You can borrow reserve items for two or three hours, and book them online in advance. Each library branch (excluding Hocken) has a high demand Reserve area.
What is a 'Group Study Room'?
These are specific spaces in all OU Libraries where you can study together. In a group!
All Ōtepoti | Dunedin campus libraries have group study rooms. You can use these rooms in any Library on campus, irrespective of which course you are taking.
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