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Text alert service not availableText alert service not available

19/11/2018

The 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 November - International Men's Day!19 November - International Men's Day!

19/11/2018

International 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/

'Using flashcards for Learning and Teaching' - join the Aber/Bangor webinar 'Using flashcards for Learning and Teaching' - join the Aber/Bangor webinar

19/11/2018

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 

Why should you fill in the Information Services User Survey?Why should you fill in the Information Services User Survey?

12/11/2018

  • "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

Information Services User Survey: How are we doing?Information Services User Survey: How are we doing?

01/11/2018

Information 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

Is the book you need out on loan? Request it on Primo, the library catalogueIs the book you need out on loan? Request it on Primo, the library catalogue

07/11/2018

For 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?'

How can I access my assignment feedback?How can I access my assignment feedback?

06/11/2018

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  

What’s the difference between Turnitin and Blackboard assignments? 

Important: Let us know what you need digitisedImportant: Let us know what you need digitised

05/11/2018

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.

Find out more: http://aberssel.blogspot.co.uk/2016/02/all-change-let-us-know-what-you-need.html

Join the National Library of Wales for access to millions more resources Join the National Library of Wales for access to millions more resources

08/11/2018

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?

Please see http://psr.llgc.org.uk/psr/psr/register/en/personal

Find out more about the National Library at http://www.llgc.org.uk/

Friday 30th November: Aspire Reading Lists deadline for Semester 2Friday 30th November: Aspire Reading Lists deadline for Semester 2

30/10/2018

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.

Too Noisy to Study in the Library? Text Us!Too Noisy to Study in the Library? Text Us!

22/10/2018

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.

https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/study-zones/

Blackboard Maintenance: Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December 2018Blackboard Maintenance: Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th December 2018

20/09/2018

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.

ICT Service disruption on Tuesday morningsICT Service disruption on Tuesday mornings

04/06/2018

A 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.