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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



Spring 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

Spring Break
  • March 15
    Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
  • March 16 - March 17
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
  • March 18 - March 22
    Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 4:00pm
  • March 23
    Saturday: Closed
  • March 24
    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.