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What is Discover Your Library?

Discover Your Library is the Library Welcome session for new students.  You will meet your subject Information Specialist, find out how to access your module reading list and discover the sources you need to work on your 1st year assessments through SmartSearch.

 

 

How do you find your Discover Your Library session?

Your Discover Your Library is listed on your University timetable. 

  1. To access your session navigate to the University virtual learning environment (Blackboard) https://vle.aston.ac.uk/
  2. Login with your Aston University username and password.  
  3. Access the Get Ahead module on Blackboard.
  4. Select Enter Live Event and then find your timetabled session in the list. 

Video Tutorial

 

Time Programme Location
09:00-10:00 No Session
10:00-11:00

HLS Psychology UG

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11:00-12:00

EPS Maths UG

APEC ESSCM DAs
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12:00-13:00

HLS Psychology

EPS ESSCM UG

EPS Civil Engineering UG

HLS Optometry

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13:00-14:00

BSS Business/Economics UG

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14:00-15:00

EPS Computer Science UG

HLS Pharmacy UG

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15:00-16:00

BSS Economics,

BSS Economics & Management

BSS International Business and Economics UG

HLS Pharmacy UG

EPS PGs

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16:00-17:00

BSS History

BSS Languages

BSS Translation

BSS International Business & Modern Languages (IBML) UG

EPS Computer Science UG

Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event

 

Time Programme Location
09:00-10:00

BSS Accounting & Finance UG

Aston Medical School (AMS) UG

Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
10:00-11:00

BSS Human Resources and Business Management

EPS Electrical and Electronic Engineering (EEE) UG

Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
11:00-12:00 EPS CEAC UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
12:00-13:00

BSS Business, Computing and IT UG

BSS/SSH PG

BSS/ABS PG

Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event

 

MSc Induction Blackboard module 

13:00-14:00 BSS Marketing UG MBA Induction Blackboard module
14:00-15:00 BSS Business & Management UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
15:00-16:00 HLS Healthcare Science UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
16:00-17:00 BSS Sociology and Public Policy UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
17:00-18:00 No Session

 

Time Programme Location
09:00-10:00

BSS Politics and International Relations UG

 

Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
10:00-11:00 No session  
11:00-12:00 No session
12:00-13:00

BSS English Single Honours

BSS English Joint Honours

BSS Business Management & English Language 

BSS PG Group 1 [login in to....

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13:00-14:00

BSS Business Analytics 

EPS Foundation Year Programme

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14:00-15:00

BSS Foundation Year Programme

HLS Foundation Year Programme

HLS Pharmacy & OSPAP

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15:00-16:00

Exchange / Erasmus

HLS PG

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16:00-17:00 BSS Finance UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event

 

Time Programme Location
09:00-10:00 No Session
10:00-11:00 HLS Biosciences UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
10:30-11:30 BSS PG Group 2 [login in to...
11:00-12:00 BSS International Business & Management (IBAM) Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
12:00-13:00 HLS Biosciences UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
13:00-14:00 ABS Business Enterprise Development UG / PG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
14:00-15:00 No Session
15:00-16:00 No Session
15:30-16:30 HLS MSc Cognitive & Affective Psychology, Health Psychology Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
16:00-17:00 No Session

 

Time Programme Location
09:00-10:00 No Session
10:00-11:00 ALS LLB UG Get Ahead Blackboard module choose Enter Live Event
11:00-12:00

ALS LLB UG

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12:00-13:00

ABS Exchange

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13:00-14:00 No Session
14:00-15:00 No Session
15:00-16:00 No Session

 

Missed your Discover Your Library Session?

Don't worry!  You can join another session in Welcome Week.  Access the Get Ahead module on Blackboard, select Enter Live Event and choose another session in the list.  Try and choose one with a similar subject focus.

Alternatively, you can watch a short recording now:

Want to know more about SmartSearch & eBooks?

Attend one of our SmartSearch webinars running from 27th September to the 1st October every day 10:00 and 16:00.  The events are being hosted on the Library Services on Blackboard module just choose Live Event

 

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