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Search for books available at the ODU Libraries
- Library Catalog: The Library's online catalog lists bibliographic, location, and availability information about books, periodicals, recordings, and other materials to be found in the Old Dominion University Libraries. It includes items in the Hofheimer Art Library and the Diehn Composers Room in addition to those in the (main) Perry Library.
Course Reserves: Check here to see if there are materials on Reserve for your class.
Search for books available at the ODU Libraries and other libraries
- WorldCat Local: WorldCat Local lets you search the collections of our library, libraries in the community and thousands more around the world.
- VTC (Virginia Tidewater Consortium): The VTC Libraries Web site provides information to members of the consortium who wish to take advantage of the many library resources available in the Tidewater area but need to know details about the libraries and their VTC policies first.
- VIVA (Virtual Library of Virginia): VIVA is the consortium of non-profit academic libraries within the Commonwealth of Virginia.
Search our Special Collections
- Special Collections: The Special Collections houses the University Archives, Manuscripts, and books and printed material relating to Virginia and Tidewater History.
Search our Digital Collections
- Digital Collections: The Old Dominion University Libraries provide access to several locally developed and maintained digital collections along with collections available through the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA).
Request an item not in our collection
- 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.