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More e-Books

20/02/2020

Did you know we've increased the number of e-Books? We now have over 650,000 (696,674) eBooks provided by the library.

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit sessions

18/02/2020

20/2 13.30-15.30 Coaching & mentoring for teaching

25/2 14.10-16.00 Apply for HEA fellowship via ARCHE

26/2 14-16.00 Reflective Writing in Teaching & Assessment

27/2 10.10-12 Effective Lectures - Engaging students

3/3 10-12 Teaching with Mobiles

10/3 10-12 Writing Learning Outcomes

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Lighting you up

18/02/2020

You said the outdoor lighting on campus was too dark.

We've upgraded street lighting across campus and will continue to monitor feedback.

Love your libraries: litter isn't lovely

17/02/2020

Help make the Library a good place to work in by keeping it clean. Tidy up after yourself - use the recycling bins and avoid leaving litter on the tables or stairs.

Help improve our campus with cleaner, litter free libraries and learning spaces.
http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/study-zones/

Building on Panopto's success

17/02/2020

You let us know how invaluable Panopto has been, and we're building on that.

We are piloting new whiteboard capture technology in rooms:

* IBERS new build 0.30 & 0.31

* Edward Llwyd 3.34

* Hugh Owen C22

Donate your library fines and book sale costs on Friday 28th February: Wear Red Day 2020

13/02/2020

On Friday 28th February Information Services will be asking people to donate any library fines and sales from our book sale, to support the University’s annual fundraising “Wear Red Day 2020”. Collection buckets will be made available at the Hugh Owen Library’s Enquiry Desk for more general donations on that day as well as fines and book sale money. 

Money raised will be donated to the Dyfi Ward Cardiac Monitoring Unit at Bronglais Hospital (Aberystwyth) and to the Cyril Evans Ward and Cardio-Thoracic HDU at Morriston Hospital (Swansea) in memory of Paul James.

Box of Broadcasts

11/02/2020

Box of Broadcasts provides access to over one million free on demand television and radio programmes for learning, research and teaching purposes.

Find your favourite clips from the radio, TV or film and share it with us on either Twitter (@aberuni_is) or Facebook (facebook.com/aberuni.is)!

To register, see https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/2875

Need help with the library or IT services?

07/02/2020

If you would like help using Information Services, we provide a range of ways to get in touch such as phone, email, online chat, or at our Enquiry Desks. You can also browse our extensive selection of Frequently Asked Questions for step-by-step guides on using a range of library and IT services.

For more information, go to https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/help/

How to avoid fines

06/02/2020

You will only incur library fines if you do not return your items when requested by another user. Check your Aber email regularly for emails about your Library loans.

More information: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/fines/

Make sure your use of the Aberystwyth University network is legal

06/02/2020

The University is currently being contacted on a daily basis by lawyers regarding individual students’ illegal downloads of films, TV programmes and games (using BitTorrent etc). You are reminded that in using the Aberystwyth University network you are bound by Information Services Regulations, Polices and Guidelines which includes copyright legislation. It is your personal responsibility to ensure that you do not break these laws. Disciplinary measures may have to be invoked as part of the action we are legally expected to take against those who abuse network regulations, infringe copyright and expose the University and themselves to risk of legal action.

If we receive a complaint, network access will be suspended immediately. If you illegally download material, please be aware that it CAN be tracked and you CAN be individually identified. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact is@aber.ac.uk.

Staff course list webpage has moved

04/02/2020

Please be aware that the list of courses for staff has moved to https://stafftraining.aber.ac.uk/sd/list_courses.php

Please can you update any links or bookmarks to the old page.

Work smarter: Study Skills for students. Enrol now!

20/01/2020

See the full programme for the Undergraduate Writing, Communication and Information Skills course and enro online

ICT Service disruption on Tuesday mornings

04/06/2018

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. We apologise for any inconvenience.