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Special Collections & Archives Guide

Learn how to access, use and experiment with primary resources in the learning laboratory!

Hours Fall 2020

Hours for Fall 2020: Special Collections and University Archives will be open by appointment for the Fall 2020 semester. 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 research 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.

To search the holdings of Special Collections and University Archives, please consult the Special Collections 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 (manuscripts or campus offices/departments.)

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