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Bronglais General Hospital Library

Aberystwyth

The Library is located on the lower ground floor of the Postgraduate Centre and provides services to all Hywel Dda University Health Board staff  & students on placement.

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Bronglais General Hospital Library

About Us

We provide services to all Hywel Dda University Health Board staff and students on placement.

Opening Hours

Out of hours Access / Arrangements :

The Library is open 24 hours a day. Access out of office hours is via a digital lock code available on registration.

Library Facilities / Access

Study and IT facilities:

  • There are 9 study spaces

  • 8 Workstations

  • Comfortable seating area

  • The Cloud Wi-Fi is available free

Main Services:

  • Literature Searching 

  • Evidence based healthcare support

  • Article supply

  • Book loans and requests – self-service is available out of staffed hours

  • Information literacy support including training in database use (Please call or email to pre-book a session with the Librarian)

  • Support for Revalidation and reflective practice.

  • Support for Research and Quality Improvement projects

  • Photocopying & printing, plus scanning & laminating (Charges may apply). The provisions of the NHS Wales Copyright license are displayed so you can make sure you stay within the law.

 

Joining the Library: 

  • To join the Library please complete a membership form and call into the Library during staffed hours. Alternatively complete the online membership form

  • To gain access to our secure facilities – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, please contact us in person or by email library.bronglais.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

Borrowing Books:

  • You may borrow a maximum of 10 books

  • Loans are for 4 weeks. You can renew on request, providing the item is not requested by another reader

  • You will receive regular email reminders about your loans

  • Books not available on site can usually be requested in from another library for you

  • We have a small leisure library which you are welcome to browse & to borrow!

Literature Searches:

  • We conduct Literature Searches for research, clinical audit, service improvement, patient information and education. To request a Literature Search, please contact the Librarian or complete the online literature search request form

Current Awareness:

  • KnowledgeShare provides targeted evidence updates, sent straight to your inbox and facilitates matching colleagues with shared interests

  • Please ask Library staff if you are interested in receiving evidence updates in your area(s) of interest

Databases:

  • Access to majority of databases e.g. Medline, British Nursing Database, Embase, MIDIRS, etc.

Evidence Summaries:

Article & e-Journal Access:

​Please contact us if you have any queries about the Library Service and we will be happy to help.

Library Contact Details

Address : 

Bronglais Library
Bronglais General Hospital
Caradog Road
Aberystwyth
SY23 1ER

Telephone : 01970 635803

Email : library.bronglais.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

website : www.nhswls.org/Bronglais

Librarian Contact Details

Library Services Manager

Rosalind Llewelyn-Harris

Email : library.bronglais.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

Library Services Senior Assistant

Hazel Dolejsi

Email : library.bronglais.hdd@wales.nhs.uk

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Contact Bronglais Library Today :

NHS Wales Library Service HQ

Staff Library

Singleton Hospital

Sketty Lane

Swansea

SA2 8QA

Tel : 01792 205666 Ext 35281

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