26 September 2016

Aston Authors - Sharpen your Open Access & Open Data Know-How

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 datasets?

Whether you are new to Aston or require a refresher session, specialists in Open Access (Malcolm Horne), Open Data (Ammar Wahid) and Pure (Paul Jones) will be running training sessions in MB525b on the following dates:
Tuesday 4th October 2-4pm
Thursday 13th October, 2-4pm
Wednesday 19th October, 10-12am
Thursday 20th October, 2-4pm
Tuesday 25th October 10 -12am
Thursday 27th October 2-4pm 

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

20 September 2016

Freshers - Information Market

The Information Market is a chance to find out about all the support services in the University and how they can help you.  You can find it in the Main Building just follow the signs for the Great Hall anytime between 11:00 and 15:00.

Come along and chat to services such as Sports Aston, Mentoring, Careers, Learning Development Centre, Banks, Counselling Service, Wellbeing, Environmental, Chaplaincy and much much more.  All the stands will have goodies and information to take away.

The Library stand will feature the infamous Target Game.  Pit your wits against the board to try and win a prize. 

There is a chance to win "Tea for Two" at Boston Tea Party on Corporation Street, 32G memory sticks and other goodies.

You can also ask the friendly library staff any questions you might have about the Library service or just come along for a chat, to mingle with the other students and there are always chocolates - lots of chocolates

4 August 2016

Library Go Green Team are Winners!


Library Staff enjoyed a selection of Fair Trade treats courtesy of the The Library Go Green Team.  Why?  The Team were awarded GOLD at the Go Green Awards winning a number of goodies including T-Shirts, Fair trade Coffee, Tea, Chocolate and Cake.  Congratulations to all the other winners including The Disability Team, The Hub and The MLK.  Well Done everyone.

2 August 2016

28 July 2016

ABS Postgraduate Dissertations - Library Collection


The Library ABS Postgraduate Dissertation Collection is now held in the Library Short Loan Collection on the Ground Floor of the Building.  The sample dissertations for PG students to view are located at the end of the run of shelving in red boxes.  Students can find examples of disserations from the MBA programme and the MSc IB programme.  All example disserations have academic comments and mark awarded included at the front.

If you would like to view an example dissertation for your individual degree programme please see your Student Support Office for advice.