Ms Sian Neilson

Ms Sian Neilson

Special Collections Manager (South Wales Miners’ Library & Rare Books), Library Services

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Welsh language proficiency

Basic Welsh Speaker
Support Office (G04) - G04
Ground Floor
South Wales Miners' Library


I am a subject librarian, working on the Singleton Campus. I support the School of Arts & Humanities and the School of Law & Criminology. I support students and researchers through classroom teaching and one-to-one appointments. I can also support research needs via email or other electronic means. I provide support for Literature searching, general search skills, effective use of databases and online resources, and referencing and avoiding plagiarism

I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and have a PGCertHE. I mentor Swansea applicants to Fellowship or Assistant Fellowship and I am always keen to develop my understanding of education best practice and apply it in my own teaching. I am a member of CILIP. I am also the chair of the library marketing group nad have a keen interest in the marketing of library services and promoting greater engagement from students and researchers in the support Librarians can offer.