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How do you submit an assignment on Blackboard?


Are you not sure how to submit your assignment on Blackboard? Take a look at the E-Learning FAQs!

For Turnitin assignments:

For Blackboard Assignments:

Need to find an available computer in a hurry?


Check which computer rooms have the most available PCs. Visit for details of all campus computer usage.

October Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit sessions


23rd 10-5.10 Teaching Equipment C22 Hugh Owen

24th 2.10-3 Accessible Learning Materials

28th 2.10-3 Gwobr ar y Cyd am Ragoriaeth mewn Addysgu   

29th 10-11 What are students saying

30th 2.10-3 Cynllun Cymrodoriaethau Addysgu Cenedlaethol

31st 2.10-3 National Teaching Fellowship Award

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How to connect to WiFi on campus


You can connect to the WiFi network in all university teaching and admin buildings, including the Arts Centre and TaMed Da, all AU Halls of residence and including some outside areas such as the piazza outside the Arts Centre; the area between the Hugh Owen building and Llandinam and the lawn outside the Arts Centre. To connect your device to the University network see:

Make sure that your downloads are legal!


Almost all published works are protected by copyright. If you are going to use material (images, text, music, software), the onus is on you to ensure that you use it within copyright law. This is a complex area, and training and guidance are available on our webpages. The key point to remember is that the fact that you can see something on the web, download it or otherwise access it does not mean that you can do what you want with it.

Need help using the Library or IT services?


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, please follow this link:

How long can I borrow books for?


Books are issued for one week but will automatically renew until they are requested by another user or they have reached the maximum 12 months borrowing period or your library account expires. Full information on borrwing can be found at Borrowing from the library

Subject librarian weekly meetings for Psychology and Education students


Psychology and Education students, library drop-in is back! Discover more from our library resources - how to search and use sources effectively, manage references or get prepared for your lit review.

Come along on: Mondays, Library Level F 12-1 or Wednesdays P5 foyer 11.30 - 12.30

You can also make an appointment directly:

New Learning and Teaching Enhancement Unit (LTEU) sessions


22/10 13-14.00 Distance Learning Forum: Monitoring Student Engagement
23/10 Skype for Business (14-15.00 Meeting Organisers, 15-16.30 L&T Activities) 
24/10 14.10-15.00 Creating Accessible Learning Materials
29/10 10-11.00 Academy Forum: What are students saying?

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Iris de Freitas - update October 2019


Please visit for the latest on Iris de Freitas refurbishment - lots to look forward to. 

Can't find the book you want in the library? Let us know!


The More Books Service enables all students to recommend books for us to buy for the library from Primo, the library catalogue - via Purchase Request option once you have logged into your Primo account. Visit the More Books Service to see how you can contribute to our collection.

FAQs to help you find and use computing and library services


Have a question about using library or computing services? Search the Information Services Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) at:

Free Microsoft Office for all Aber students!


Microsoft Office for free While you are a student at Aberystwyth University. You can download Microsoft Office via your Office365 account. Instructions are here: Where can students/staff download Microsoft Office for free?

Let us know what you think of the Library and IT services


What do you think of the Library and IT services so far? Use our Online Feedback form to let us know how we're doing. There are two feedback points (and one more to come when the Iris de Freitas room is reopened). For now, there's one opposite the enquiry desk on Level D, and one in the middle of the PCs on Level F on the tall desk.

You can also submit feedback here: - there's no need to sign in, you can remain anonymous (though we can only respond directly if you leave an e-mail address). We look forward to hearing what you have to say

How to find a book in the library


Not sure how to find a book in the library? We have a video for you! Watch a short video demonstarting how to find a book from your Reading List in the Hugh Owen Library. You can also watch a library tour video explaining what facilities are located on each floor.  If you are still not sure about anything just pop in to the library and we will be happy to help.

New self-service bookings facilities for Hugh Owen Library Group Study Rooms


Students can now book the Group Study Rooms in the Hugh Owen Library for themselves online via

When you are in the Library you can see which rooms are available using the display board opposite the enquiry desk on Level D.

 If you are outside one of the rooms and it is available you can use the Meet Now feature on the room display outside the room to book it for use.

 Further information on Group Study Rooms in the Hugh Owen Library can be found here:

ICT Service disruption on Tuesday mornings


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. Further information at: We apologise for any inconvenience.