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  • Library Catalog: Find information about books and other materials available (print and electronic) in the ODU Libraries, including the Hofheimer Art Library and the Diehn Composers Room.

    Course Reserves: Find materials on Reserve for your class.

Search for books available at the ODU Libraries and other libraries

  • WorldCat: Search the collections of our library, libraries in the community and thousands more around the world. (Note: WorldCat Local is no longer available-9/6/2013.)
  • VTC (Virginia Tidewater Consortium): Find information and policies of the libraries in the area who provide borrowing privileges and other resources to the ODU community.
  • VIVA (Virtual Library of Virginia): VIVA is the consortium of non-profit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia. Some VIVA libraries provide borrowing privileges to the ODU community through the VIVA Universal Borrowing Pilot Program

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  • Special Collections: The Special Collections houses the University Archives, Manuscripts, and books and printed material relating to Virginia and Tidewater history.

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  • Interlibrary Loan: Interlibrary loan is a service available to ODU faculty, students, and staff that provides materials not owned within the ODU library system. ODU Library uses an online system called Illiad through which you can register and place requests for articles, books, conference papers, dissertations and other materials.