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The Owen D. Young Library (ODY) is the main campus library, with resources and services for research and study in the humanities and social sciences.  ODY also houses the library’s Digital Scholarship Studio, Special Collections and Archives, Bloomberg Finance Lab, Information Technology, and the WORD Studio.

ODY Library Interactive Map

library floorplan and map

Tour ODY!

Parking & Directions



Fall Semester

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 am-1:00 am
Friday: 8:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday: 11:00 am-7:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am-1:00 am

Special Hours

Mid-Semester Break
  • October 11
    Wednesday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • October 12 - October 13
    Thursday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • October 14
    Saturday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
  • October 15
    Sunday: 10:00am - 1:00am
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ODY has a variety of innovative spaces that can be reserved by SLU faculty, staff, and students — from seminars and group study spaces to media studios. The library also has open spaces filled with various seating options for meeting with your study group or getting your work done solo.