22/10/2014To resolve an issue that some staff have been experiencing with email today, Information Services will be carrying out maintenance on the Staff Email server this evening from 6pm. Staff email should be considered ‘at risk’ this evening. We apologise for the inconvenience.
18/09/2014In the Hugh Owen Library, Aber Cards will be handed out to new users if not already handed out in your Hall. Help in activating email accounts and connecting your devices to the University Network and support in uploading photos for Aber Cards is available on Level D. We are offering Library and IT inductions to all new undergraduate students from Sunday 21 September onwards.
Further information on all our services is at: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/help/newstudents/welcome/
17/09/2014From the start of term (September 2014), you will now need your Aber Card to access the Physical Sciences Library. Opening hours for the library are:
- Term-time hours Monday-Friday: 08:30-19:30
- During the holidays Monday-Friday: 08:30-17:30.
The library will be staffed during term-times between 14:00-17:00 and Sahm Nikoi, the Subject Librarian, will continue to have a regular presence in the library. The library is unstaffed outside of these times but access remains to the library books and journals, library spaces, computers and the printer. All library users are reminded of the need to have their Aber card to access the library and to ensure that they keep their Aber Card with them when they exit.
04/09/2014We are pleased to be able to reduce the cost of replacement Aber cards for students and staff, and can offer free replacements in some instances:
- Lost card: £8.00 (previously £15)
- Damaged or broken card: No charge (previously £2)
- Stolen card (where Police crime report number is supplied): No charge ( previously £2)
New students and staff will still receive their first Aber card free of charge
02/09/2014As many of you are aware the project to refurbish Llandinam CTT rooms and Hugh Owen A12 lecture theatre is in progress. The Llandinam rooms that are being refurbished are B23, B20, B22, G3, G3a, A6, C63, C64, C65 and the Llandinam concourse. For more information, please follow the link http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/news/rooms/.
04/08/2014Ebrary has begun to use the popular Bluefire app for offline reading. The Bluefire app is highly rated and can be used on iOS (iPad and iPhone) and Android devices. Consequently, they are retiring ebrary’s dedicated mobile app as of 4th August. The Bluefire app can be downloaded via the App Store or Google Play.
01/08/2014Aberystwyth University has obtained a trial access to Early European Books 1-4. Early European Books Collections 1-4 is a digitised collection of rare books and incunabula, with over 25,000 works currently included.
You can access the platform at http://eeb.chadwyck.com/home.do or via the ‘Electronic Resources Trials’ page (http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/elecinfo/trials/). Early European Books can also be accessed off-campus by connecting to Aber VPN.
The trial will expire on 31 October 2014
31/07/2014As of 1st August 2014, Document Supply charges are as follows (due to British Library price increases):
- Books: currently £12.05 – new charge £12.65
- Photocopy (journal article) for retention: currently £8.05 – new charge £9.40
- Secure electronic delivery (journal article): currently £7.80 – new charge either £6 or £9.42 depending on source of material requested
- International requests: Books: currently £12.05 – new charge £12.65
- International requests: photocopy (journal article): currently £8.05 – new charge £9.40
- Renewal fee: currently £4.45 – new charge £5.46
Requests can be made directly via Primo, the library catalogue http://primo.aber.ac.uk - by choosing the Document Supply button and logging in where prompted. Further information at: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/documentsupply/
30/07/2014The University owns a number of Mendelssohn letters and scores, bequeathed over a century ago through the generosity of Sir Hugh Owen and George Powell. Our 17 letters, written to a variety of correspondents in the 1830’s and 1840’s, were recently restored thanks to a generous grant from the National Manuscripts Conservation Trust and the Welsh Government and are now accessible to future generations for study and research at the Hugh Owen Library.
29/07/2014Times Digital Archive content is now available from 1785 until 2008. Go explore via the following link: http://find.galegroup.com/ttda/start.do?prodId=TTDA&userGroupName=uniaber