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High School Students, Teachers, and Librarians

Welcome to the ODU Libraries Research Guide for High School Students.

This guide is intended for high school students, teachers, and school librarians who are interested in visiting or accessing resources at the ODU Libraries. The ODU Libraries are happy to collaborate with and support our schools and school libraries.

Please contact Lucy Wittkower, Head of Teaching & Learning Initiatives at if you are interested in bringing a group to visit Perry Library or need assistance with anything else. 

This guide contains information on how to access free materials online via the ODU Libraries, your local public libraries, and how to access materials that are freely available online.

Plan Your Visit

What To Bring


Identification Card Illustration

Photo I.D. (state or school) 

Money for parking

Flash drive or plans to save to your cloud accounts




Services & Equipment


Our computers are not available for public use. Guests may use the guest wifi on their own devices.


To connect to our guest wireless network (AccessODU), you'll need to create an account on the day of your trip. Visit the ITS Guest Accounts page for more information.


Access to databases is currently not available for non-ODU affiliated individuals unless you are visiting with a scheduled school group.


The closest parking to Perry Library is the metered parking available for visitors at 43rd & Elkhorn Parking Garage A.

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