5 January 2017

Sharpen your Open Access & Open Data Know-How

For Aston academics/researchers:

Do you have questions about Open Access publishing or Open Data? Would you like to know more about the policies and how to achieve compliance, e.g. for HEFCE, RCUK and the EC? Do you need help using Pure to upload publications and/or Aston Data Explorer for datasets?
If so, you are invited to attend a training session run by specialists in Open Access (Malcolm Horne), Open Data (Ammar Wahid) and Pure (Paul Jones) in MB525b on the following date:
Tuesday 24 January, 10-11am or 2 -3pm

After each of the above sessions there will be time for optional hands-on help.

To book your place on one of the above, please contact openaccess@aston.ac.uk

6 December 2016

Library - Vacation Opening Hours

Check the Library website for full details.

Going away for the break?

In anticipation of the Christmas vacation, the Library wishes all students a very pleasant break.

Please do get in touch if you have any questions via Live Chat or email.

Best regards

on behalf of the Library Team

28 November 2016

Library Workshop Programme - view the presentations

The Library Information Services Team prepared a workshop programme for you focusing on researching employers, literature searching, reference tools and finding statistics.

The Information Services Team are your Information Specialists:
Richard Hopkins, Clare Langman, Nicola Dennis and Kerstin Treder.                 
The workshops were for any student and the full programme included

  • Introduction to free referencing tools          
  • Beyond Google                                            
  • EndNote                                                       
  • Researching employers for job hunting   
  • Introduction to finding statistics    
  • Advanced Literature Searching                                                        
Presentation slides, recordings and workshop activity sheets are available to view via the Programme details web site

23 November 2016

From Monday 28 November the Library will be open 24/7

From Monday 28 November to Friday 16 December the Library will be open 24 hours.

Please remember to bring your uniCARD on each visit and please do ask staff if you need any help.

Best regards

on behalf of the Library Team