News & Events



Subscribe to browser notifications of news updates


Drop in sessions (staff): E-learning tools


We would like to offer staff members at the University the opportunity to join us for our drop-in sessions on using e-learning tools.

AU library books are not being recalled at the moment


Your library loans are not being recalled at present due to covid regulations. If your library loans are due and you are not returning to Aberystwyth, please contact to let us know.

If a book is out on loan, you can not request it at the moment. Please check Primo, the library catalogue, to see if an electronic copy of the book you need is available.

If you need any help in finding resources, contact your Subject Librarian 

Changes to Document Supply service


Due to the new restrictions recently put in place across the UK, the Document Supply team will not be able to borrow or lend print material for the time being. Requests for digital material can still be placed using the “Document Supply” button in Primo.

Low temperatures recorded on Level F of the Hugh Owen Library


The main floor on Level F of the Hugh Owen library is experiencing comparatively cold temperatures at present. We are still providing study spaces on Level F but please do be aware that you might to want to wear warmer clothes in this area. If you would like to study somewhere warmer, you can do so by pre-booking a space on Level E or the Iris de Freitas Room, both of which are in the Hugh Owen Library. We are working with the Estates, Facilities and Residences department to provide additional heating in the study rooms on Level F.

Changes to 16/02/2021


On Tuesday February 16th 2021, will change its IP address to Please ensure that you update any scripts or relevant firewall exceptions by this date in order to avoid interruption of service.

Happy New Year: Library Services available from 4th January


The Hugh Owen Library is open from 4th January for Click and Collect and study spaces. 

Click and Collect is available from Level D of the Hugh Owen Library between 09:00-17:00. Study spaces are available between 08:30-17:15 on Levels E and F of the Hugh Owen Library and from 08:30-20:15 in the Iris de Freitas Room.

Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit Online Sessions


12/1 Cyflwyniad i Blackboard, Panopto a Turnitin

14/1 Online Teaching

15/1 MS Teams for L&T

18/1 MS Teams a Addysgu Ar-lein

19/1 Active Learning

19/1 Cognitive Science Lessons

20/1 Aligned Teaching Part 1 & 2

21/1 Aligned Teaching Part 3 & 4

21/1 Submitting an Exemplary Course Award


Open Access Newsletter - January 2021


Find out more about Aberystwyth’s Open Access staff publications, including the AU thesis of the month and links to the top 5 downloaded articles and theses in December 2020.