Click and collect from Aberystwyth University Libraries


The Click and Collect Service will be available from Tuesday 21st July 2020 and will operate on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 1 pm and 5 pm

Click and collect

  • Users can request items from the University Libraries through Primo – the library catalogue.
  • You can request items from the Hugh Owen Library, Physical Sciences Library, Gogerddan Campus Reading Room and the External stores. 
  • Requested items will be picked from the shelves by library staff and placed on Level D of the Hugh Owen Library for you to collect.
  • If the item is out on loan it will not be recalled from the current user.
  • You will be emailed when your item is ready with information on how to book a timed slot for you to collect your requested items.
  • Books will be held for you, awaiting collection for 8 days.
  • Staff and students can have up to 15 items on request at any time. Other Reader categories can have up to 5 requests at any time.
  • You can return your library loans when you collect your requested items.
  • You will need to bring your Aber Card with you to enter the building and to use the self-issue machines.

Watch our video on using this service

Further information on using this service can be found in our Click and Collect FAQS 

Services that are available 

  • Click and collect for items available for loan  - by pre-booked timeslot only
  • Collection of equipment loans  - by pre-booked timeslot only
  • Return of library loans – books and equipment - anytime during advertised opening hours
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning  - anytime during advertised opening hours

 Services that are not yet available 

  • Access to study spaces, carrels or group study rooms 
  • Access to computing facilities 
  • Binding
  • Browsing the collections
  • Document supply collection 
  • Donations to the library unless by prior arrangement
  • DVD/Video viewing facilities 
  • Face to face enquiry service 
  • Laminating 
  • Lockers 
  • Newspapers 
  • OPACs 
  • Rare books or Archive consultation 
  • Vending 

Your safety 

  • Users should only visit the library during their booked time slot 
  • All users should sanitise their hands before entering the library. There will be a hand sanitising station at the library entrance. 
  • All users should observe the 2-metre social distancing rule   
  • Only the user collecting the requested items should come into the library. 
  • All users must use their Aber Card to swipe to enter the library. 
  • All users must use their Aber Card to swipe to exit the library. 
  • All users must follow the one way system 
  • The numbers of users in the library at any one time will be strictly limited. 
  • Staff working in the library will be following recommended hygiene practises. 
  • Do not come to the library if you are unwell. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are: 
    • new continuous cough; 
    • high temperature; 
    • loss of or change to your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia).