Skip to Main Content

Researching ODU History

Hours 2021-2022

Hours for 2021-2022: Special Collections and University Archives will be open by appointment for the 2021-2022 academic year. Appointments can be made here. Please contact libspecialcollections@odu.edu to set up a research appointment, request digital copies of material, or for more information.

Welcome

Student Government Association Officers, 1968Welcome to Old Dominion University's guide to researching the history of Old Dominion University (ODU)! This guide will help you find information about ODU's history, people, buildings, events, and more!

For more information or research assistance, please contact the Special Collections and University Archives Department at (757) 683-5350 or libspecialcollection@odu.edu. An introduction video of the ODU Archives can be found on the Libraries YouTube Channel.

To search the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives, please consult the ODU Archives Database. From the database, you can either use keywords to search across all the collections or you can browse collections by name, author, subject, and record group (personal papers or campus offices/departments). A video on how to use the ODU Archives Database can be found on the Libraries YouTube Channel.

ODU Libraries has created other guides that will be of interest to researchers including a Cite Your Sources Guide and a Copyright and Copywrong Guide.

title
Loading...
chat loading...