Remote Services for Oklahomans
If you haven’t discovered the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ remote services, now is the right time. We have electronic resources to help you research topics for your job, for home improvement, or for your own enjoyment. We have reference resources to help your children with school work and a digital collection that helps you explore the state’s history.
Digital Prairie is your gateway to ODL’s state digital collections. The Research + Discovery page includes the powerful and intuitive EBSCO references and resources.
Scroll down the main Digital Prairie page to find the state Digital Collections and Archives. Access state government publications at Documents.OK.Gov, investigate history with our Oklahoma Collection, Archives.OK.Gov, the Ada Lois Sipuel Case Files, and the Tulsa Race Massacre collection. Open a window to the past with our Images of Oklahoma and Oklahoma Postcard collections.
The Research + Discovery page has resources for everyone in your family and all Oklahomans can access it from anywhere in the state, thanks to ODL and the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Topics include Health, Education, Business, Literature, Home Improvement, Hobbies and Crafts, and more. There are millions of magazine and journal articles at your fingertips. Our Explora and EBSCOhost Student Search topics will help the students in your family connect with relevant resources for school and independent exploration.
ODL and Oklahoma Archives present a visual look at Oklahoma's past with the Timeline of Oklahoma History and the Oklahoma Governor's Timeline. Have fun exercising your brain with Digital Puzzles featuring images from the Oklahoma archives.
You can find links to more free online open-access resources on this page.
Don’t forget your local public library offers a broad range of services and resources. Did you know that most libraries offer more than books? Most offer online access to audiobooks, ebooks and sometimes even movies. Many are offering online story times, cooking presentations, exercise classes, scavenger hunts and more. Find your local public library and visit their website to see what services are available.
If you have questions for our librarians and/or archivists, go to Ask ODL.