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Databases A-Z

Search and browse databases by subject and title to find articles and other research materials.


Contains records of any type of material cataloged by OCLC member libraries. Includes manuscripts written as early as the 11th century. You can use WorldCat to find books, journals, and other materials not available at ODU Libraries.


Offers reading access to the fullest extent allowable by U.S. copyright law, computational access to the entire corpus for scholarly research, and other emerging services based on the combined collection. HathiTrust members steward the collection — the largest set of digitized books managed by academic and research libraries — under the aims of scholarly, not corporate, interests.

Journal/Newspaper Finder

Find various ways to locate specific Journals and Newspapers .

Library Guides

Find research guides by subject, and many other guides to help in your library research.

ODU Digital Commons

ODU Digital Commons is our institutional repository of scholarly and creative works by ODU faculty, students, and staff. This includes Electronic Theses and Dissertations.

ODU Archives Collections

Search and find digital and print archival and manuscript collections from the Special Collections & University Archives Department.

Faculty Publications

View monthly updates of ODU Faculty Publications.

New Books & Media

See the new Books & Media that have come into the library in the previous month.

Course Guides

Find Course Guides developed by librarians for specific courses.

Course Reserves

Find non-electronic materials professors have placed on Course Reserves for student access.

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