Information Services Student Focus Group

A student focus group organised by Information Services which gathers a range of students together throughout the academic year to discuss current and potential new services. Students are recruited through direct communications, via freshers fayre stands and our annual suggestion harvests and User Surveys.

Dates and topics of discussion for this academic year can be found below:

TopicDate
 University Website and User Testing  Wednesday 4th October 2017
 Physics Students Library Focus Group  Wednesday 25th October 2017
 Aspire Reading Lists  Wednesday 8th November 2017
 Information Skills Teaching/Training Awareness and Impact  Wednesday 22nd November 2017
 Do You Know about the More Books Scheme  Wednesday 6th December 2017
 Hugh Owen Library Level D Refurbishment and Whole Library Requirements  Wednesday 7th February 2018
 Primo Library Catalogue  Wednesday 21st February 2018
 Learning Analytics  Week Commencing 5th March 2018
 Fines, Loan Periods and Auto Renewals  Week Commencing 19th March 2018
 Postgraduate or Academic Staff Use of Library  Week Commencing 2nd April 2018

 Customer Service Excellence and Information Services

 (location E-Learning Training Room (E3) Hugh Owen Library)

 Wednesday 25th April 2018 (12-1pm)

If you are interested in taking part in an Information Services focus group contact is-focus@aber.ac.uk.

All students taking part in a focus group will be provided with refreshments as well as Aber Card credit for each session they attend. Upon request, we will write a letter to confirm your involvement, should you wish to include this in a portfolio or CV.

Previous focus group sessions covered the following topics:

  • MyAber (Mobile Application)
  • Information Skills Teaching/ Training Awareness and Impact
  • International Politics Support and Resource Requirement from Information Services
  • Aspire Reading Lists
  • MEQ
  • Primo Library Catalogue
  • Welsh Medium Support from Information Services
  • Hugh Owen Level D Refurbishment
  • Hugh Owen Library Spaces
  • Customer Service Excellence and Information Services