News

Information Services Regulations Now UpdatedInformation Services Regulations Now Updated

22/09/2017

Please be aware that following a regular review of all our policies and regulations, the Information Services Regulations have been updated and amended and are available to view at: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/about/regulations/

It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of all these policies which affect your use of Information Services and facilities.

Aberystwyth University has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditationAberystwyth University has achieved Cyber Essentials accreditation

07/09/2017

In its ongoing work to mitigate the risk from common internet based threats, over summer 2017, Information Services completed an assessment of its IT infrastructure, information security messages and, management policies and procedures. This has led to successful accreditation with Cyber Essentials, a government-backed, industry supported IT Security compliance scheme to help organisations protect themselves against common cyber attacks. Cyber Essentials is now a requirement of most Welsh Government funding. For further information about Aberystwyth University Information Services, please visit https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/ and for more information about Cyber Essentials go to https://www.cyberstreetwise.com/cyberessentials/

Changes to the printing & photocopying service  Changes to the printing & photocopying service

22/08/2017

The printer-copiers in Libraries and Computer Rooms are being replaced today (22 August) as the first stage in the renewal of the central printing service. Further information on this project can be found here: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/2408. The printers will be unavailable for short periods while the change over takes place and we apologise for any inconvenience.

Closure and Refurbishment of Level D, Hugh Owen Library from 6th of June Closure and Refurbishment of Level D, Hugh Owen Library from 6th of June

22/05/2017

Refurbishment work on Level D of the Hugh Owen Library will commence on the 6th of June. We hope to open the newly refurbished Level D ready for the new year in January 2018. Please note that the current library entrance will be closed on the 5th of June, and from the 6th all users must use the current emergency entrance which is located on Level E of the library and faces the upper foyer at the south end of the Hugh Owen building (above entrance to the Welsh and Celtic Studies department). All services presently on Level D will be relocated to Level E.

For updates please see the project webpage at https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/news/librefurb/

Information Services: library loans over the Summer vacationInformation Services: library loans over the Summer vacation

16/03/2017

  • Standard Loan: From Monday 22nd May 2017 until Friday 29th September 2017
  • Three Day Loan: From Wednesday 31st May 2017 until Wednesday Friday 29th September 2017
  • Short Loan: usual loan periods apply.

University Library extended Opening Hours September 2017University Library extended Opening Hours September 2017

29/08/2016

The Hugh Owen and Thomas Parry libraries will be open from 10am to 6pm every weekend in September, and the Hugh Owen Library will be open 8:30am until 10pm on weekdays from 4th September until term-time library opening hours resume during the Big Welcome Weekend.

Friday 22nd Sept

  • Hugh Owen Library open 8:30am-midnight
  • Thomas Parry Library open 8:30am-5:30pm

Sat 23rd September

  • Hugh Owen Library open 24/7 until the end of term
  • Thomas Parry Library open 7am-10pm until the end of term