We offer a number of specially designed services, known as LibraryPlus, aimed at making your student life easier. 

Who can use LibraryPlus? All students, with particular emphasis on:

  • Part time students

  • Students living at a distance

  • Work based learners

  • Students who are often on placements (e.g. Health Science students)

  • Disabled students

  • Carers

LibraryPlus Request

If you wish to make a request through LibraryPlus, please complete the LibraryPlus Online Form 

Or, you may telephone, email or speak to a member of staff directly.

Alternatively you can print out and return your request to the library  LibraryPlus Request Form

Renew Books by Phone, Email or Online

Renew Books by Phone, Email or Online

You can renew all of the items you have on loan at any of the Swansea University libraries, provided none of the items have been requested by another user. Remember to have your id/library card number ready. Out of hours there is a voicemail facility.


Book fetching service

Book fetching service

We can arrange to transport books between the Library & Information Centre (Singleton Campus), the South Wales Miners' Library (Hendrefoelan Campus), Banwen Library and Bay Library if you are unable to visit the library where the item you require is held.



Customer comments

''A great service! It is good to know that support is there when required. Many thanks.''

Part-time undergraduate, 2014

''Facilities provided made my study, life and quality of work easier to complete and achieve''. 

Placement student, 2015

Postal loans

Postal Loans

We can post available copies of books to you on request. We can only post books to addresses in the UK.  You will be liable for the cost of postage (parcel post rates).  The charge will be added to your library record and you can pay this charge by post or next time you are in the library. Before requesting a postal loan, please check whether we have the book(s) in stock by browsing iFind (the Library Catalogue).





Photocopying and Scanning Service

Photocopy & Scanning for LibraryPlus

Journal articles and extracts from books can be photocopied or scanned for you (subject to copyright law). Photocopies can be collected from any Swansea University library or we can post them to you. You will be charged for the cost of the photocopying & scanning which is 10p per A4; and for any postage, if applicable.