Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Placement Students: Welcome

Placement Twitter Feed


  Aston University Library Services is available to you while you are on your placement.  Whether you are based in Birmingham, the UK or on a placement anywhere in the world, you can access the library services and resources. 

The staff will be able to give you help and advice by phone, e-mail and live chat once you have started your placement. You can also check 'Ask the Library' for answers to your question,  Save yourself time and make sure that you have assessed your library and information needs before you go on placement.


Handy checklist 

  • Check you have renewed your book loans before you leave.
  • Check you have no outstanding fines.
  • Check you can log on to your research databases off-campus
  • Do you want to download eBooks? Check you have Adobe Digital Editions installed
  • Remember to renew your 7 day loans while on placement.




Find your Information Specialist

Find your Information Specialist and please don't hesitate to contact them for advice on researching companies for your placement or for seeking advice on research while on placement.