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By the Numbers

Fall 2010 - 209,026
Total Student Visits

'09-'10 School Year -
Total Book Circulation

'09-'10 School Year - 5696
Total Students Taught

in Library Classes

Fall 2010 - 5,453
Students Mentored in
the Information

Upcoming Events

March 23 - Authors @ OU

April 7 - Poetry Slam

May 2 - Summer Semester
Session 1 Classes Begin

June 7 - Summer Semester
Session 2 Classes Begin

New to Kresge Library

Kresge Library opens Suzanne O. Frankie Café

Midway through Fall Semester 2010, Kresge Library and the Oakland University community excitedly opened the doors to the Suzanne O. Frankie Café!  The Café offers students and faculty a variety of refreshments in a contemporary on-sight haven at the library.  It is located just inside the main entrance of the Kresge Library...

Kresge Library introduces Student Staff Scholarship

Kresge Library introduced the Student Staff Scholarship program to recognize exceptional student employees that were currently employed at the Library. This new scholarship fund was made possible by many generous donations from the Kresge faculty and staff members via...

Recent Library Events

Authors at OU 2011: A Celebration of the Journal Article

On March 23, 2011, the Senate Library Committee and Kresge Library welcomed faculty to the sixth annual Authors at Oakland. This event gives the community a chance to honor authorship among the OU faculty by displaying and featuring their works. By drawing a large audience every year in March, the Authors at Oakland event...

Kresge Library Welcomes Charles Pugh

Oakland University proudly welcomed Detroit City Council President Charles Pugh to Kresge Library on February 3, 2011. The event was one of several hosted by OU during African-American Celebration month. Pugh began speaking with respect to the plight of...

Kresge Library Highlights

The Dean Transition

Dean Julie Voelck retired from her position in November 2010, her accomplishments having left an indelible mark on Kresge Library.

Interim Dean Lepkowski is both excited and honored to the lead the Library through this transitional time...

Faculty and Staff Updates

At Kresge Library, Dr. Dominique Daniel is our newest librarian. Her primary duties are library instruction, reference, research consultations, and collection development. Behind the scenes she conducts research on the history of North American libraries and archives and how they gather and store information on immigration and ethnicity...

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