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Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences: Introduction

COVID-19: Library update

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

 

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

How can I access library resources now the library is closed? 

What will happen to my library loans now the Library is closed?

 

The 24/7 learning centres and computer rooms are now closed until further notice. 

 

  • You will not be asked to return your loans even if they have reached their maximum borrowing period.
  • A reminder not to worry about items on loan as any fines will be waived. You can check your library account from Primo or via App Aber.
  • You will be unable to request a book that is on loan to someone else.

Hello!

Hello! My name is Non Jones, 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 Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences.

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.

https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/ 

IT and Library Desk support

The IT and Library Enquiry Desk (the desk on Level D) is available via online chat, telephone and e-mail services. The library building is closed. 

For all enquiries relating to Library and IT services you can contact us by:

  • calling 01970 62 2400
    • Monday - Thursday 08:30 - 17.30
    • Friday - 08.30 - 16.30
    • Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED
  • emailing is@aber.ac.uk
  • using the Chat Now link on our webpages

Further information available on the webpage: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/help/contactus/ 

How and where to find me!

In our efforts to control the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19), all face-to-face library support activities will cease until further notice. 

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:

Email: nrb@aber.ac.uk

Phone: 01970 62 2397

(for enquiries or to arrange an MS Teams Meeting)

or

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 https://libcal.aber.ac.uk/appointments/non

Select date and time slot in the usual way.

Contact information

Non Jones's picture
Non Jones
Contact:
01970 62 2397

Item you want not available electronically?

If you need a book but can't get access please place a request through: 

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

  • You can make multiple requests.

  • We will automatically purchase additional copies of any “simultaneous user” e-book that has run out of credits and any “managed-user access” e-book that has more than one person waiting to use it.

Off-Campus access

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

Before you start any searching off-campus:
sign in to Primo

You know you have signed in successfully if your name displays at the top right hand of your screen.

You are now authenticated to access AU subscribed electronic resources. If you close your browser, you will need to sign into Primo again to re-authenticate.

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.

Contacting Non

Contact Non, your Subject Librarian if you have a library query or would like to arrange a 1:1 meeting via MS Teams:

Email: nrb@aber.ac.uk

Phone: 01970 62 2397

Book an appointment: 

https://libcal.aber.ac.uk/appointments/non (for Skype)