Ralph D. Winter Library exists to meet the instructional, research and scholarly needs of Olivet University faculty, staff, students, patrons, and friends of the Library. It provides on-site and virtual information resources and services, access to a collection of material in all formats, information literacy, and a learning environment necessary for the academic training of men and women for Christian ministry. Librarians and assistants are currently committed to excellence in quality of service and who are qualified to provide guidance to library users.

The interlibrary loan can obtain many books and articles from journals not held in OU Library. Books, periodical articles, dissertations, microforms, government documents, and technical reports are just some of the types of materials ILL can obtain for you. ILL services are offered to all OU faculty, staff, students and special borrowers who have a current OU ID. OU Library plan to first obtain the cooperation relationship with the same size Biblical Universities and Seminaries and gradually expand our network to the near universities of Bay area.

Library Hours

Monday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm PST
Tuesday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm PST
Wednesday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
Thursday 7:00 am – 8:00 pm PST
Friday 7:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
Saturday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm PST
Sunday Closed


About RDWL

Olivet University's Ralph D. Winter Library (RDWL) has evolved from a private collection of 5,000 books ...

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Circulation Services

Once a Library patron selects desired materials, he or she proceeds to check out these selections by submitting ...

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Distance Users

The library has a rich collection of online information resources to support your academic research including ...

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Donating to the Library

Gifts of books, materials and journals provide critical enhancements to the Library collections.

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