Further information on the laptops available to borrow from Information Services

All of our loan stock laptops are supplied with the following software:

  • Microsoft Office
  • Inspiration 9
  • Read & Write 11
  • EndNote
  • Cysgliad
  • OneDrive
  • Microsoft Teams
  • Skype for Business
  • PDF reader
  • Chrome
  • Firefox

To install additional software:

  • Please contact Information Services to obtain an administrator password 

Information for logging in to a loan stock laptop:


  • Laptop in a laptop case
  • Power supply charger and lead

N.B. If you borrow more than one laptop at the same time, please do not swap the power supply chargers.

When a laptop is returned:

  • Once discharged from your library borrowing account, the laptop is cleaned and rebuilt.
  • The rebuilding process wipes all data relating to you, your accounts and activites from on the laptop. It is crucial that you back-up all important documents created or stored on the loan stock laptop as these will not be retrievable after a rebuild.
  • Please also ensure that any personal belongings are not accidentally left in the laptop case when returned.


Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: is@aber.ac.uk