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Picture: Inside the Gangwish Library at Ottawa University (September, 2015)
 
 
 
 
THE GANGWISH LIBRARY WILL REOPEN ON TUESDAY, MAY 26, 2020 AT 9 AM. SUMMER HOURS FOR THE GANGWISH LIBRARY ARE POSTED BELOW.
 
 
PLEASE NOTE THAT AN  OTTAWA UNIVERSITY RESTRICTED VISITOR POLICY IS CURRENTLY IN PLACE ON ALL OTTAWA CAMPUSES Due to COVID -19.
 
We are temporarily Restricting Visitors on our Campuses unless previously Scheduled or presence is Necessary to Business Operations. We ask you instead, to please call, email, or make an appointment for a consultation. We want to hear from you and are happy to meet with you by telephone, video conference, or in-person as scheduled at this time.
 
If you do come to the Gangwish Library in-person, A MASK is REQUIRED. No more than TWO people may use a Gangwish Library Meeting Room at a time so that the 6ft social distancing rule may be preserved.
 
OTTAWA UNIVERSITY STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF WITH QUESTIONS ABOUT LIBRARY SERVICES MAY CONTACT THE LIBRARY VIA EMAIL:
 
GLORIA CREED-DIKEOGU  AT gloria.creeddikeogu@ottawa.edu
 
THE GANGWISH LIBRARY HAS A NEW LIBRARY HOMEPAGE. 
TO ACCESS THE NEW LIBRARY HOMEPAGE PLEASE CLICK ON THIS LINK: 
 
 
 
Ottawa University, Gangwish Library
1001 S. Cedar St. Ottawa, KS 66067
Ph. 785-248-2538
 
 
 
Regular Fall and Spring Hours:
   Mon-Thurs. 7:45 AM-12 AM
   Fri. 7:45 AM-5:00 PM
   Sat. Closed
   Sun. 1:00 PM- 12 AM
 
Regular Summer Hours:
   Mon.-Fri. 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
   Sat.-Sun. Closed
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Databases Available as of August 2019

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THE FOLLOWING DATABASES WILL BE CUT THIS YEAR:

CCH Intelliconnect  (CUT)  (already cut)

ProQuest Statistical Insight  

Flipster Newstand 

 

GANGWISH LIBRARY DATABASE ADDITIONS AS OF AUGUST 2019

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 AVAILABLE TIMES FOR CHAT: 1-5PM CENTRAL TIME DAILY

The Virtual Librarian Questions and Answers  and the Start LibChat link can be found at:
 
Ask-A-Librarian
Email your question to library@ottawa.edu
 
 
SEARCHING FOR PRINT AND ELECTRONIC RESOURCES
 
SEARCH EVERYTHING
 
Students please note that we have a web browser security problem. To get to the Discovery search with some browsers there is a little work that you have to do. For some browsers, if you click on the Discovery link you will get the message: "Your connection is not secure". Please go to the "advanced' button and add it. Then go to "add exception" and click it. Then click the "Confirm Security" button you will see the Discovery search box.

Discovery (Search across the databases using Discovery)

Please note that you have to be logged in to the OU Portal to be able to use the Discovery tool.

 

Ottawa University Library on WorldCat Discovery (For books and Media Only in Ottawa University Catalog and Beyond)
 
 
SEARCH THE GANGWISH LIBRARY CATALOG
 
 
 
SEARCH FOR JOURNALS
 
Online Library Databases  (All the Online databases including Ebscohost are located here and organized in alphabetical order)
 
Full Text Finder (For further help with how to use "Full Text Finder" please go to this help tutorial Full Text Finder Tutorial )

Open Access E-Journals

 

SEARCH BY USING OTHER TOOLS

Reference Works

Archives and Collections

Resources by Campus Location 

 

REFERENCE, RESEARCH AND INSTRUCTION TOOLS

INSTRUCTION TOOLS

 
 
 
REFERENCE TOOLS
 
Virtual Librarian  (Knowledge Base, Chat and Email)

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
Students may place an interlibrary loan request online for books and media by using the following databases. Books and media can only be requested for students who can come to Gangwish Library and pick them up. See our "Circulation Policies" for additional details. Students at all sites and online may make requests for copies of journal articles.
    Kansas Library Catalog
    WorldCat
If you have questions about interlibrary loan or to request a photocopy of an article, submit your request in the box below. Complete bibliographic information is required for article requests. Include your name, OU ID #, phone number, and OU email address.
USE THIS FORM TO REQUEST MATERIALS FROM OTHER LIBRARIES ONLY. DO NOT USE THIS FORM FOR HELP IN USING RESOURCES.
Name:
My Email:
Message:
 
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