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Library Services for Salem

Books, E-books and More

As a WOU student, you have access to the books and other materials at our library, as well as items available through Summit, a partnership of 39 colleges and universities in the Pacific Northwest. Our ebooks and evideos can be accessed immediately. Physical items (books, videos, etc.) can be delivered to Salem. Use the online catalog on our home page to search for materials:

search screen on library's main page

Ordering Books for Delivery to Salem

You may request to have items - both WOU-owned and Summit materials - delivered to the Salem campus for pickup. 

Once you've found a WOU or Summit-owned item that you want, it's easy to request a delivery location.

If you're not already logged into your WOU account, you will be prompted to do so before making any type of request

sign-in for Primo
 

Once you are logged in, you have request links. Depending on availability, you can either request WOU's copy, or a copy from a Summit partner.
 

Primo request options

 
Then select the option to pick up at WOU Salem!  You'll receive an email (and optional SMS message) when it's ready for you to check it out. 

Need Articles for a Paper or Project?

You have access to millions of articles through our article database subscriptions. Below are some of the best places to start your research.

Top databases for general research

Academic Search Premier has newspapers, magazines, and academic articles on many topics. 

Newsbank provides access to over 900 newspapers including The Oregonian.

 

Subject databases for majors

BUSINESS

CRIMINAL JUSTICE

PSYCHOLOGY

SOCIOLOGY

WRITING

SUBJECT DATABASES FOR ADDITIONAL MAJORS