Reference and Circulation

The Department of Libraries helps provide access to many resources for learning and research. ODL shares materials, books, audiobooks, videos, and more with public libraries through interlibrary loan. ODL also houses a large collection of reference materials. Many of the resources are available directly online.

If you have questions on how to access any of the resources, Ask ODL.

Search ODL catalog and beyond with WorldCat.

Want something you can’t find at your library? You may be able to borrow it from another library through interlibrary loan.  Search for books, audiobooks, videos, articles, government documents, and more.

ODL is dedicated to offering you access to the widest possible range of resources. You are now able to search our collection and the collections of many other libraries worldwide using WorldCat.

See unique digital content spanning more than 100 years of the 46th State. Find documents, photographs, newspapers, reports, pamphlets, posters, maps and audio/visual content. Content ranges from the late 1800s to the present day.

EBSCOhost. A simple search that delivers millions of online resources, including: health, business and legal information, current events, Consumer Reports, other magazines, and more — all from expert sources. See also EBSCOhost Espanol.

See what EBSCO has to offer.

If you do not have an account to login, please contact your local public library or school library to find out how to access EBSCOhost and Explora.

Librarians, you can promote EBSCO with these bookmarks at your LIBRARY or SCHOOL.

The Research + Discovery page is part of Oklahoma Digital Prairie. The service provides geolocation access to more than 30 EBSCO databases with resources including Explora, Health Source, Legal Collection, Newswire, Business Resources, Literature, Crafts, Home Improvement and more. The Research + Discovery page also has links to custom searches for elementary, middle and high school students, as well as educators.

Digital Prairie was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Oklahoma Department of Libraries. IMLS Logo


ODL uses a grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services to purchase statewide licenses for EBSCO services.

 ASK ODL what other online resources are available to you or your library patrons!