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ProQuest Ebook Central unavailable from 6pm on Saturday 20th January until 12am on Sunday 21st January
16/01/2018Due to scheduled maintenance, ProQuest Ebook Central will be unavailable from 6pm on Saturday 20th January until 12am on Sunday 21st January. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.
Check which computer rooms have the most available PCs.
Visit https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/it-services/rooms/availability/ for details of all campus computer usage.
Of the 192 USBs handed in to the Hugh Owen Library last year only a small number could be identified. We were able to restore just 104 of these lost USBs to their owners.
Don’t waste your money or lose your work – label your USBs and we will contact you if yours is handed in to any of our libraries.
16/01/2018Advance notice that the Oracle database oracle.aber.ac.uk will be removed by Information Services as of 20th February 2018. Any concerns or questions, please let us know before this date email@example.com Thank you
Dear students! We know the exam period can be stressful. The Library is here to support your success, therefore we have prepared a few ways of tackling exam stress:
- Grab your anti-stress gift bag (available on Thursday 18th and Friday 19th January between 11am-1pm and 3pm-4pm at the stall on Level D in the Hugh Owen Library & at the enquiry desk in Thomas Parry Library)
- Make use of helpful apps, listen to podcasts and watch Ted Talks on Positive Psychology, dealing with stress, mental health and exam performance: How to tackle exam stress?
- Do some colouring of selected images from library collections provided to you
11/01/2018However you work best, we've got a study zone for you: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library/study-zones/
12/01/2018Do you know you can scan your documents for free from any University printer/copier/scanner? Click here to find out more.
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If you are looking for a book or journal article that is not available in one of the University libraries, we have the following options for you:
Document Supply Service: free unlimited access for Postgraduate research students and limited free requests for Undergraduate & Postgraduate taught students.
More Books Servce: free of charge and available for all students.
Welcome back to Aberystwyth!
We hope your teaching placement went well. Just a note about book loan periods during January. You have until Monday 8 January to return the books you took out on teaching placement. Any books you take out or renew from now until 2 February will be issued as two week loans. Then from 24 January till 14 June green labelled books will be issued for the extended loan to cover your teaching placements. You will have to renew your books in order for the new loan period to take effect.
Any questions please do get in touch. Thanks.
Extended opening for Hugh Owen and Thomas Parry libraries has now started, for details please visit: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/opening-hours/
Happy New Year from Information Services!
The E-learning Group invites all students and staff interested in using digital technologies for learning and teaching to join a discussion group called the Academy Forum. Each forum session will be focussed around one of the conversation cards “Enhancing the Student Digital Experience”. The next discussion group will take place on Tuesday 23 January at 14:10 in the Academy E3 E-learning Training Room (Academy is located next to the Silent Study Area on Level E).
See the E-learning Training page on Nexus for further details: http://jump.aber.ac.uk/?mmkbt.
02/01/2018To access go to https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/past-papers/ and choose the module from your department list. Past papers are available for most modules for the past 5 years. You will be asked to login with your AU username and password to view them. If the past paper you want to view is not there, it is because your department has not made it available to view online.
The academic timetable for semester two is now available on your online student record.
If you have any concerns about your timetable, your departmental timetable officer and staff at the timetable office will be on hand to advise you in the New Year. The contact details for all departmental timetable officers are available on the timetabling web site: http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/departmental-timetable-officers/
The Timetable Office can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
Have a great Christmas and all the very best for the coming year!
The final examination timetable for semester one is available on the timetabling web site: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/exam-timetable/
Please report any clashes to the Timetable Office at email@example.com
For further guidance regarding examinations, you may also wish to contact your departmental examination officer: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/timetable/exam-officers/
04/12/2017Find out more about the Sconul Access Scheme http://www.sconul.ac.uk/sconul-access which is open to staff, research postgrads, full-time taught postgrads and part-time, distance learning and placement students.
28/06/2017A 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. Further information at: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/94 We apologise for any inconvenience.
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
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