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Reference & Research Assistance
Interlibrary Loan & Scan and Deliver
We don't subscribe to every journal or own every book - but we can get most items for you at no cost to you! Sign up for interlibrary loan and extend your research reach.
Summit Book Borrowing
Borrow books from other academic libraries throughout the Pacific Northwest.
Tools for Managing Your Research
A free and open source citation management tool. Highly recommended with a fairly low learning curve - and synchronous workshops are available at the library.
A robust citation management tool available for free while you are an OSU student. Online support is available, in addition to synchronous workshops at the library.
Classrooms & Study Spaces
Valley Library Hours
Up-to-date list of Valley Library hours.
Graduate Student Commons
On the 6th floor of the Valley Library you can study and relax in the reading room, or reserve a connected classroom, small group room, or research room.
SMS Presentation Studio
25-seat classroom with computer, presentation monitor, speaker phone and remote participation available.
Study & Research Rooms
Check out study rooms for up to 3 hours at a time.
Willamette West Seminar Room
This classroom can be used by graduate students for thesis presentations, practice presentations, and group study when the room is not otherwise in use.
Circulation & Reserves
Learn how long you can borrow various types of items (e.g., books for up to 6 months) and what kinds of items you can borrow (laptops, games, blue lights and more!).
View Your Library Account
See what you have checked out from the library and make renewals.
Photocopying & Scanning
Learn where you can make copies or scans in the library. High quality scanners are located on most library floors.
For Graduate Teaching Assistants