Electronic Books

ORU Library's extensive ebook collection is available to all ORU students 24/7 from any Internet connection.

To learn more about ebooks, see these guides:

Print Books

The book loan period for Distance Learners is 90 days.

Distance Learners can:

Costs involved in mailing books*

  • $4.00 (per book) to mail books at Book Rate.
  • $8.00 to mail books (weighing two pounds or less) at Priority Mail rate.

*Note the library is not able to ship books outside the United States.

Return of the materials is the responsibility of the borrower.

Distance Learner Library Services can provide assistance in locating resources in the ORU Library.

*Contact DLLS: 918-495-7495 or LibDist@oru.edu

How to find Books and Ebooks

How to Find Books and ebooks
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How to Find and Use Ebooks
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How to Find Books & ebooks: Advanced Search Tips
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To renew your library books, click the opens new windowRenew Books button on the Books+ tab of the quick search box on the opens new window Library web site. Log into your library account with your first and last name and your ORU ID barcode (printed on the back of your Eagle Card ID). Once you're logged in, you will see the items you have checked out and renew selected or all the items so long as none of them are past due.

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Otherwise, email the Library Services Assistant to request a renewal. Faculty are not charged overdue fees, but they are responsible for lost or damaged items.

You may also request a renewal in person at the Library Services Desk or by phone.