Books & eBooks
Search for specific titles or subjects using our Library Catalogue
Here you will find information on printed books, journals, theses, DVDs, CDs and eBooks which you can read online.
DVD and CD collections
We have an extensive collection of films, TV programmes, radio programmes and music CDs.
Search for these items using the Library Catalogue
You can also view a wide range of TV and Radio programmes via BoB.
Journals and Newspapers
We subscribe to a wide range of specialist journals and periodicals in both electronic and print formats. Print copies, including back issues are available at each campus library. Access to our electronic journals and newspapers is via FINDit.
Centre for the Study of Welsh Writing in English
The CSWWE was established to promote interest and study in the literary works of Wales written in English. It is housed at our Treforest campus library.
A complete set of 1:50,000 Ordnance Survey maps covering the whole of the United Kingdom is available at Treforest . There is also a selection of larger scale maps for the local area.
The Library has standing orders from many of the major galleries in the UK and receive the catalogues that accompany these exhibitions soon after the event. Catalogues can be discovered on FINDit, and you can search by artist, gallery or exhibition name. These catalogues are located on the main shelves.
There are several ways of locating Theses. Find more information on our Theses page.
This collection contains 'official statistical series’ published by the British government, the Statistical Office of the European Communities, United Nations, trade associations, professional bodies,
and local authorities.
Statistics are also available online via the quick search link on FINDit.
Parliamentary Debates (Hansard)
Bound volumes of the House of Commons debates are held for the period 1972/73 – 199/92.
Sessional indexes are available from 1992/93 to date. Bound volumes of the House of Lords debates are kept for the period 1951/52 – 1987/88. The print copy of Hansard is held at the Treforest Library.
The Slide Collection at Treforest Campus Library contains 40,000 slides, covering all aspects of art, media and design. Details of the collection are available on FINDit.
The Library holds a comprehensive series of law reports that covers both UK, European and overseas cases. The law report series can be found on First Floor of the Treforest library, shelved at CAT. 5 in alphabetical order by title.
Acts of Parliament (Statutes)
Statutes are laws that have been enacted by Parliament. Acts of Parliament appear in various collections of statutes. The following series are held in the Treforest library:
Public General Acts and Measures
Current Law Statutes
Statutes are shelved in alphabetical order in CAT. 6 of the law collection.
Other Legal Publications
The Law collection in Treforest also contains legal reference works such as legal dictionaries, thesauri and directories, textbooks, manuals on procedure and precedent, case and legislation citators, legal encyclopedias and digests.