Member Spotlight - Oklahoma State University
Oklahoma State University Library has been an Amigos Library Services member since 1975. Library support and staff take advantage of FREE Amigos member benefits, such as subscription to the RDA Toolkit, participation in our online conferences, as attendees and as speakers, and take advantage of our training courses. The library saves money by subscribing to over 12 databases through our vendor partners!
The following article/media was submitted by Oklahoma State University Library’s Communication Services.
The Oklahoma State University Library system consists of the Edmon Low Library at the heart of campus, three specialized branch libraries (the Education and Teaching Library, the Architecture Library, and the Veterinary Health Sciences Library) and two remote shelving facilities. The Edmon Low Library is open 24 hours/5 days per week during the fall and spring semesters with limited hours on Saturday and Sunday.
The Library’s offers six floors of study space designated as silent, whisper or group. There are 21 private study rooms, which can be reserved online. In addition to housing the largest desktop computer cluster on campus, the Edmon Low Library also provides extensive technology checkout including laptops, MacBook Pros and Microsoft Surfaces as well as audio recorders, digital video and still cameras, projectors, telescopes, and phone chargers.
The Library is home to a number of specialized service units designed to the support the instruction, learning and research needs of the campus and Oklahoma.
- Archives: OSU Archives’ focus is on the history of OSU, its employees and graduates.
- Creative Studios: In this ever-evolving space, students can access Tech to Go, 3D printing, digital music creation, virtual reality, flight simulator, video conferencing and more.
- Government Documents: The OSU Library has an extensive collection of current and historical government publications, as well as publications of the state of Oklahoma, foreign governments, and international organizations.
- Oklahoma Oral History Research Program: The OOHRP’s extensive interview collections focus on Oklahoma history and culture are available online for research use.
- Maps and Spatial Data: Maps & Spatial Data maintains a collection of more than 150,000 sheet maps, 80,000 aerial photographs, and hundreds of atlases.
- Research and Learning Services: RLS partners user experience with traditional academic services to make your research better, faster, and easier.