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Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences: COVID-19 Library Update

COVID-19: Library update

IT and Library Desk support

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

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

  • calling 01970 62 2400
    • Monday - Friday 08:30 - 19:30
    • Saturday and Sunday - 08:30 - 17:30
  • emailing is@aber.ac.uk
  • calling via Teams - Gwasanaethau Gwybodaeth Information Services CSISTAFF

  • using the Chat Now link on our webpage

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

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.

Working and studying from home

Frequently Asked Questions

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

https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/ 

Click and Collect Service

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Information on our Click and Collect service, and other limited services, is at https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/cac. 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: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/cac

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: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/cac/

Study Space

Looking for a study space?

Iris De Freitas Room and Levels E and F Study Spaces

The Iris de Freitas room and Levels E and F provides silent, individual study space for Aberystwyth University students and staff. 

More information available here for the Iris de Freitas Room: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/hughowen/iris-de-freitas-room/ 

More information available here for Levels E and F study spaces: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/hughowen/e-f-study-spaces/ 

Chapter digitisation

In response to COVID-19 and whilst access to materials in the library is limited, a temporary chapter digitisation service has been introduced.

More information on the service and the online request form can be found here: https://www.aber.ac.uk/en/is/library-services/digitisation/chapterdigitisation/ 

Here is an FAQ with details on how to request a chapter: https://faqs.aber.ac.uk/3069 

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:
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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

Contacting Non

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

Email: nrb@aber.ac.uk

Phone: 01970 62 2397

Book an online appointment: 

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