Information Services (IS) activities for new students

During the Big Welcome and Orientation Week we provide a range of activities to welcome new students and introduce our services so you can make the best use of them during your time here.

We offer library tours throughout the year. Please contact our Subject Librarians to organise.

Library tours

An online tour of the Hugh Owen Library is available to view at any time

Collecting your Aber Card

  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students living in Halls of Residence will receive their Aber Card when checking in to their accommodation.
  • Undergraduate or postgraduate students in private accommodation can collect their Aber Card from the Hugh Owen Library during our opening hours.

Help with accessing and using our services

Our staff are available to help you:

  • in person at the enquiry desk in the Hugh Owen Library
  • over the phone by calling 01970 622 400
  • by emailing
  • using the online chat link on our webpages
  • via Microsoft Teams

See our contact us page for full details and hours of availability

Intro to Library and IT services

Welcome to your online Library and IT guide! For new students, this guide provides an important introduction to Library and IT services at Aberystwyth University. Please take a look now at  and then have a go at the short quiz at the end.

Subject librarians are offering Library and IT inductions as part of your department's Orientation Week programme - we look forward to meeting you then.