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South Wales Miners' Library Support Guide

Welcome to the South Wales Miners' Library Support Guide.

Researchers wishing to access our special collections can book 2.5hr sessions in our reading room.

The sessions will be:

10–12.30pm & 1.30–4pm Tuesday to Friday

To book a session please email:

Or, telephone: 01792 518603

Students and staff may come into the library to browse, photocopy, study and use a PC during opening hours, without appointments.

SWML Subject Support Team

Hello, we are the South Wales Miners' Library Team, and we are here to help you find all the information you need to support your studies. 

Please just ask any member of staff for help!

Sian Williams: Head of Special Collections and Librarian, South Wales Miners' Library

Sian Neilson: Special Collections Manager (South Wales Miners’ Library & Rare Books) 

Joanne Waller: Senior Library Assistant

Rhian Phillips: Special Collections Digitisation Assistant

Mandy Orford: Library Assistant

Jonathan Davies: Library Assistant

Meg Clark: Library Assistant

The Miners' Library

At the South Wales Miners’ Library we pride ourselves in providing a friendly, flexible and efficient library experience in a relaxed environment.

To support part-time, distance and students on placement we offer a range of services to make your lives easier, such as:

  • Requesting materials for collection at any of the University libraries
  • Advice and guidance on using the Library and our on-line resources
  • Answering queries by phone, email or in person
  • Help with assignment research and using IT
  • Quiet study areas

Please contact us by phone, email or in person if you need any assistance or have any queries. 

We look forward to seeing you or hearing from you soon!

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