How can I access library resources now the library is closed?

Our extensive collections of electronic journals, databases and ebooks remain available to you 24/7 on and off campus:

  • Go to
  • Sign in using the Sign in link at the top right hand of your screen:
  • You are then authenticated to use AU subscribed electronic resources - you need to keep the browser window open. If you close it you will need to re-authenticate.
  • For a small number of resources you may need to login to Primo VPN or use a seperate password. Please see our accessing e-resources from off-campus FAQ  

If you find that the resource you want is not available electronically please place a request through:

We will do our best to source an electronic copy for you.

If you need support accessing resources and making the most of online collections in your specific subject, please contact your subject librarian. Either email or book an appointment via Skype at

Contact for this page:
Information Services, Aberystwyth University, Hugh Owen Library, Penglais, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DZ
Tel: 01970 62 2400 Email: