Accessibility in the Hugh Owen Library

  • The main entrance on level D is accessible from the Piazza
  • There is an alternative accessible entrance/exit to the library on Level E. Please contact Student Support Services to arrange access via your Aber Card as required.
  • A lift is available for access to other floors for users with mobility issues. Please ask at the Enquiry Desk for assistance.
  • Accessible toilet facilities are available on Level D and E.
  • Hearing induction loops are available at the Enquiry desks.
  • Coloured overlays and magnifiers are available to borrow from the Enquiry Desk
  • Adjustable desks are available as follows:
    LocationFor
    Hugh Owen Library Level D  - computer desk Quiet study
    Hugh Owen Library Level E computer room (EL6) – computer desk Quiet study
    Hugh Owen Library  Level E  - main floor – study desk Silent study
    Hugh Owen Library  Iris De Freitas  - study desk Quiet group study
    Hugh Owen Library  Level E - Bookable Carrel 2 Individual study
    Hugh Owen Library Level F – Tom Lloyd Suite – computer desk Silent study
  • Adjustable lighting is available as follows:
    LocationFor
    Hugh Owen Library Level D  - Group Study Rooms 1 and 2 Group Study
    Hugh Owen Library Level E  - Group Study Rooms 3 Group Study
    Hugh Owen Library Level E  - Bookable carrels 1 and 2 Individual study
    Hugh Owen Library Level F - Daily use carrels Individual study
  • We can arrange to fetch and deliver reading or other materials within the Library, ready for collection or personal study.
  • The Fire Alarms are both the Klaxon and bell types. Deaf laerters are avialbel form the enquiry desk
    It is essential that the lift should not be used when the fire alarm is in operation.
  • Please contact Student Support Services and Health, Safety and Environment Office to arrange a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) for the Library if relevant.

If you would like a guided tour of the facilities, or to discuss any specific requirements you have, please contact us.