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Foundation Year: Introduction


Welcome to Aberystwyth University! These pages are designed to help you get the most out of our resources while you are deciding which subjects you're going to study. Once you've chosen, please use the specific Subject Guides on the LibGuides homepage.

Please get in touch with any questions via

Hugh Owen Library Video

Library Floor Plans & Opening Hours

Opening Hours

Hugh Owen Library 

Term time: 24/7

Library and IT support is available between 8.30am -10.00pm (Self-service/reference use: 10.00pm-8.30am)

Vacation: 8.30am-5.30pm Monday - Friday

Further opening times are available here. 

Physical Sciences Library 

The library will be staffed during term-time between 2pm-5pm, Monday to Thursday and 2pm-4.30pm on Friday.

The library is unstaffed outside of these times but access remains to the library books and journals, library spaces, computers and the printer/photocopier/scanner dependent on Physical Science building opening/closing hours.

Further opening times available here.

Library Description

The Hugh Owen Library is the main University Library and the centre of administration for Information Services. Based on Penglais campus [map], it provides a space to study, whether you wish to study quietly on your own or with others. A range of facilities are provided both to help you with your studies and for quiet relaxation.

Discover these and more in the library

Search Primo to find further titles or browse the Effective Study Collection on Level F Hugh Owen .

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Maths Help Desk

NEW!!  Maths Help Desk on Level D of the Hugh Owen Library during term times. 
• Tuesday: 12.30-15.30
• Wednesday: 9.30-12.30
• Thursday: 14.00-17.00

(these times may change over the term to reflect demand)