SWIMS Network and SWIMS System
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Welcome to the website for the SWIMS Network for Inter-library Document Supply and the SWIMS System

The SWIMS Network is a network of NHS and other health libraries in the South and West of area of England which collaborate for inter-library lending and document supply.  

SWIMS stands for the South and West Information Management System.  This system is used by the NHS libraries in the South West, Wessex and Thames Valley areas to manage library functions.  It is also used by the all the health libraries in the SWIMS Network as a database for inter-library lending and document supply.

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Please see our statement linked below which explains that we are working towards making this website fully accessible.  In the meantime if you require any content on this website to be provided to you in an accessible format please contact new-swims@googlegroups.com


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