• Covid Updates

     Our physical Libraries are currently closed  ** Access our eResources below using your college login. Access eBooks via Library Search.
    Get support for your studies from Library Advisors online via Teams ** Contact the Library: library@gcs.ac.uk ** Password and IT issues: cshelpdesk@gcs.ac.uk


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    • Opening Times and Contacts

      *Services and facilities are currently restricted. Access to the Libraries are for Click and Collect, Printing and Password issues. Tycoch FE and HE Libraries have limited individual bookings which can be made by emailing us.


      Llwyn y Bryn 
      Opening Hours: 

      Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 8:30am - 4:30pm
      Tuesday :8:30am - 7:00pm
      Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

      Tel: 01792 284335

      Opening Hours:

      Monday and Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm 
      Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am - 7:00pm 
      Friday 8:30am - 4:00pm

      Tel: 01792 284133

      Opening Hours:

      Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

      Tel: 01792 890731

      University Centre Library (Tycoch) 
      Opening Hours:

      Monday and Wednesday 8:30am - 4:30pm
      Tuesday and Thursday 8:30am - 6:00pm
      Friday 8:30 - 4:00pm

      Tel: 01792 284172
      • Getting Support

        Here for You

        Sometimes it can be overwhelming during your time at College. As part of the Library Service, you can access support from specialist Library Advisors who can help you with all steps of your research journey.

        During COVID, this support will only be available online, via email or Teams.

        Your Library Advisors are:

        Arts, Humanities and ESOL 
        Rob Edmunds   rob.edmunds@gcs.ac.uk   01792 284335

        Health, Childcare, Hair and Beauty, BRIDGE 
        Rachel Cahill   rachel.cahill@gcs.ac.uk   01792 284133

        Sport, Tourism, Hospitality, Engineering, Science and Maths, Business, ILS 
        Mel Cook   mel.cook@gcs.ac.uk 01792 284133

        All Level 4 - 7 Courses 
        Angela Pearce   angela.pearce@gcs.ac.uk   01792 284172

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          • Turnitin Assignment Checker

            At Gower College Swansea, assignments are often put through Turnitin software to check that the work you are submitting is your own work.  If you are worried or would like to check your work BEFORE submitting the final piece of work, you can do so here. Please check with your Tutor as to what is an acceptable percentage of similarity.

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              • Office 365

                All staff and students have access to an Office 365 account. Students can access it via the desktop and staff via the Staff Portal.

                What is Office 365?

                • An online service that gives you access to Microsoft Office tools and applications - as a student or member of staff you get this for free!
                • Works on a PC, laptop or mobile device
                • Collaborate and share with fellow students and your lecturers
                • Saves your work automatically to your One Drive
                • By saving to One Drive you can access work from anywhere - from college and at home!
                • Download the apps are available for easy access

                Student Access:

                Username - student id@stu.gcs.ac.uk  for example cod12345678@stu.gcs.ac.uk 

                Password - same as you use to login to a College PC.