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Art and Art History: Introduction

COVID-19: Library update




Hello! My name is Lloyd Roderick, your Subject Librarian, and I'm here to help you find library resources that will enable you to make the most of your studies in Art & Art History.

I can help you find appropriate books and articles for your essays, revision and research.

These pages are designed to help you get the most out of our library resources.

Working and studying from home

Frequently Asked Questions

Useful information for staff and students working and studying from home. 

IT and Library Desk support

The virtual IT and Library Enquiry Desk is available via online chat, Teams, telephone and e-mail services.

Further information is available on the webpage: 

Staff publications

Stanley Anderson : prints : a catalogue raisonné / Robert Meyrick & Harry Heuser

Sydney Lee : Prints : a catalogue raisonné / Robert Meyrick

Gwilym Prichard : a lifetime's gazing / Robert Meyrick & Harry Heuser

Claudia Williams : an intimate acquaintance./ Roberth Meyrick & Harry Heuser

Figure and ground : Keith Vaughan drawings, prints and photographs 1935-1962 / Colin Cruise

Pre-Raphaelite drawing / Colin Cruise

Click and Collect Service

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Information on our Click and Collect service, and other limited services, is at Please read this page carefully before using the service. We can only provide this service if our users abide by our new guidelines outlined on this page.  

The Click and Collect service operates on Level D, Hugh Owen Library. More information available at this webpage:

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

More information on Click and Collect Service safety can be found by visiting this webpage:

How and where to find me!


The Hugh Owen Library and Physical Sciences Library are now closed until further notice. 


Library support available via email, phone, Skype and MS Teams. 

Get in touch with me:


Phone: 01970 62 1847

(for enquiries or to arrange an MS Teams Meeting)


Book an Appointment (Skype only)

Use the Schedule Appointment link under my photo in the Contact Information box below to find available dates and times

or visit

Select date and time slot in the usual way.

Contact information

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Lloyd Roderick

Item you want not available electronically?

If you find that the resource you want is not available electronically please place a request through:

We will do our best to source an electronic copy for you.


We've worked remotely to provide you with online access to resources and support. The following tabs will show you briefly which services are available and which services that are not yet available. 

  • Click and collect  - 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
  • Collection of Aber Cards - anytime during advertised opening hours
  • Collection of face mask exemption lanyards - anytime during advertised opening hours
  • Consultation of items not available for loan - by prior arrangement
  • Document supply collection - by pre-booked timeslot only
  • DVD viewing facilities  - by pre-booked timeslot only
  • Face to face enquiry service
  • Sale of stationery and IT consumables
  • Binding
  • Browsing the collections
  • Donations to the library unless by prior arrangement
  • Laminating
  • Lockers
  • Newspapers
  • OPACs
  • Rare books or Archive consultation

Off-Campus access

Our extensive collections of electronic journals, databases and e-books remain available to you 24/7 on and off-campus.

If you wish to gain access to e-resources off-campus, you do not need to install VPN; these can be accessed using the browser based Primo VPN.

You will need to:

  1. Sign in to with your Aberystwyth University (AU) username and password. You must keep the browser open while you work. 
  2. Sign in to with your AU username and password - you will be prompted to do this after connecting to Primo VPN

You will then have off-campus access to the majority of AU-subscribed electronic information resources and their full text. If you close your browser you will need to login again.

For further information on accessing e-resources off-campus see FAQ 163 

Access to e-resources off-campus

Temporary access to online resources

While UK academic libraries are closed, some publishers have offered free access to their online collections.

After being selected and switched on at institutional level by the Library, links to these resources will be added to this list: 

Online resources available temporarily while physical access to the Library is affected

Please note the end dates supplied.