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Internet services at risk between 22:00 04/12- 06:00 05/12 due to maintenance workInternet services at risk between 22:00 04/12- 06:00 05/12 due to maintenance work

17/11/2017

Due to essential maintenance work being carried out by the University's Internet Service provider, the external (non AU) internet service should be considered at risk 22:00 Mon 04 Dec – 06:00 Tues 5 Dec. It is likely that internet services will be slower than usual during this period. Apologies for any inconvenience.

AU Semester 1 provisional exam timetable available on timetabling websiteAU Semester 1 provisional exam timetable available on timetabling website

17/11/2017

The provisional examination timetable for semester one is available on the timetabling web site: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/exam-timetable/ 

Please report any clashes to the Timetable Office attstaff@aber.ac.uk by Monday 27 November.

For further guidance regarding examinations, you may also wish to contact your departmental examination officer: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/exam-officers/  

 

Online Staff Profile System updateOnline Staff Profile System update

17/11/2017

On 28th November a new version of the Online Staff Profile System (OSPS) will be launched. The existing system will be withdrawn on 23rd November (staff profile edits will not be possible between 23rd and 28th November). For more information: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/it-services/web/staff-profiles/

Find a quiet group study or silent study area in the libraryFind a quiet group study or silent study area in the library

17/11/2017

However you work best, we've got a study zone for you: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/study-zones/

Need to borrow a book from another AU library?Need to borrow a book from another AU library?

17/11/2017

Use the free Inter-Site service. If you need to order a book located in another AU library – sign into Primo, check whether the book is available and click on the 'Inter-Site' option. Books ordered before 9am should be available for pick up on the same day (except for the Physical Sciences Library).

More information available at: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/intersite/

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

15/11/2017

  • "Think Tanks" in IBERS and Hugh Owen A Floor.

  • Electronic submission and feedback systems.

  • Extended opening hours for Hugh Owen and Thomas Parry libraries.

  • Lecture capture policy – recordings of all lectures.

  • Easier access to all of the day-to-day University information via free 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: https://aber.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/isusersurvey17

Read more about what has changed: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/feedback/response/yousaid/ 

Are the books you want out on loan?Are the books you want out on loan?

14/11/2017

Reserve them online via Primo and we will let you know when they are available to you https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/814

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

07/11/2017

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

Not finished reading your library books? Renew online. Not finished reading your library books? Renew online.

06/11/2017

For a step-by-step guide on renewing you library books online, visit our FAQ 'How do I renew items I have on loan?'

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

30/10/2017

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.

Breakfast basics! Free breakfast and find stuff for assignments at the same time!Breakfast basics! Free breakfast and find stuff for assignments at the same time!

17/10/2017

Drink Coffee!

Eat croissants!

Find stuff for your assignments!

When? Wednesdays 8:15 to 8:45am

Where? Medrus Three (upstairs from Tamed Da) Penglais Campus

Sessions

  • 11.10.17 Reading Lists
  • 18.10.17 Primo
  • 25.10.17 E-books
  • 01.11.17 Journal articles (Medrus Two)
  • 08.11.17 Fake news
  • 15.11.17 How to reference
  • 22.11.17 Software for referencing


For more information contact the Subject Librarians: acastaff@aber.ac.uk 01970 621896

ICT Service disruption on Tuesday morningsICT Service disruption on Tuesday mornings

28/06/2017

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.