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Bizzell Memorial Library
401 W. Brooks St
Norman, OK 73019
(405) 325-3341
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Circulation offers checkout for regular circulating items at desks located at the west and south entrances to Bizzell Memorial Library. Student assistants are available during all hours of operation to process materials, answer questions, and help with technical issues in the EIC computer lab. The main desk also provides a variety of equipment and materials on short-term loan, including textbooks, laptops, chargers, calculators, and headphones.

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Students checking items out at the main circulation desk

Main Circulation Desk

The main circulation desk at Bizzell Library is located at the west entrance next to the clock tower. This desk provides regular circulation services as well as assistance with issues related to Interlibrary Loan & Sooner Xpress, Reserves, Billing, and Security. All short loan items on reserve and items waiting for pickup can be found here. A list of devices on reserve is available on the OU Libraries Technology Lending page. You may call the front desk at (405) 325-3341.
A student asking for directions at the South Gate circulation desk

South Gate Circulation Desk

A secondary circulation desk greets visitors entering from South Gate, the historical main entrance to Bizzell Memorial Library. This desk offers convenient access to basic checkout and circulation services right next to the south oval.
A circulation worker helping a student print in the EIC


The main circulation desk directly oversees the Faery and Theodore Loveridge Electronic Information Center, one of OU's largest computer labs. In addition to printing, scanning, and copying equipment, the EIC also provides a cell phone charging station and dual-monitor workstations. You can find the Research Help Desk here as well, where you can ask research questions or find a member of Circulation to troubleshoot computer lab equipment.

Services and Materials

Please check the All Services page for any service not listed here. Offerings may vary at branch libraries.

Circulation Policies and Privileges