News & Events
19/11/2018The text alert service is currently not available at present. We apologise for the inconvenience, and will let you know when the service is restored.
19/11/2018International Men's Day on 19th November is an opportunity to celebrate men and boys in all their diversity and consider some serious issues affecting them. Visit our Men's Day display on 19th November in the Hugh Owen Library and check ‘Book Prescription Wales’ on Primo: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/collections/lifeskills/
Academy Showcase is a space for sharing good practice among staff from Aberystwyth, Bangor and other Higher Education institutions. Every year we run two sessions with two presentations each, one from Aber and one from Bangor.
Join Academy Showcase from your own machine using this link
21 November 2018 1pm-2pm
Aberystwyth: Using Flashcards to Encourage Student Learning Dr Basil Wolf and Dr Ruth Wonfor
Bangor: Distance Learning to promote best practices and behaviours in infection prevention: the potential of the MOOC – Using Blackboard Ultra by Lynne Williams
"Think Tanks" in IBERS and Hugh Owen A Floor
Electronic submission and feedback systems
Extended opening hours for the Hugh Owen library
Lecture capture policy – recordings of all lectures
Easier access to all of the day-to-day University information via ApAber
These are some of the things we changed thanks to your feedback. What would you like to change this year?
Fill in the Information Services User Survey
01/11/2018Information Services User Survey gives you an opportunity to tell us what you think about our services and how we can improve them. It is also a chance to win one of 5 £20 tokens for 10 minutes of your time!
Give it a go and access the survey here: https://aber.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/isusersurvey2018
07/11/2018For a step-by-step guide on requesting your library books online, visit our FAQ: 'How do I request a book that is out on loan?'
Are you not sure how to use Blackboard to access your assignment feedback? Take a look at the E-Learning FAQs!
For Turnitin assignments: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/index.php?id=1376
For Blackboard Assignments: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/index.php?id=1377
If your Aspire module reading list contains chapters of books or journal articles that you need digitised for upload to Blackboard you must add the phrase “Please Digitise” in the Note for library field.
Free information resources, a copy of every book published in the UK, 5 million digital images and electronic resources. Did you know that you can join the National Library of Wales online?
Find out more about the National Library at http://www.llgc.org.uk/
Please add your reading lists to Aspire for modules being taught in Semester 2 (or being taught over both semesters) by November 30th to ensure there is sufficient time to buy books and digitise materials.
- Check the FAQ How do I update my reading list for the new academic year?
- Please contact your subject librarian or email@example.com if you have any questions or would like some one-to-one help.
If someone is disturbing your study by making a noise or chatting with their neighbour, please let us know via the Noise Alert Service for your library.
Come to an Enquiry Desk or text 07966624251 (Hugh Owen Library) with your location and brief desciption of the problem. A member of staff will patrol the area as soon as they can. The service is available during term times between 9am-10pm.
Essential maintenance work will be undertaken on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December 2018. Blackboard, Turnitin and Panopto will be unavailable at this time. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
04/06/2018A reminder that Information Services carries out essential maintenance on the University’s ICT services on Tuesday mornings. Access to all services, including email and web access, must be considered "At Risk" between 7am and 10am. Further information at: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/94 We apologise for any inconvenience.
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org