Refurbishment at Abertay

Abertay University are undergoing a refurbishment. The Library building will be closed from 5th. May -l 28th August.

A book retrieval service will be in operation, but they would advise any SCONUL Access members wanting to avail themselves of this that they should email sez@abertay.ac.uk with the details before coming in. There is a temporary front desk service location in our Student Centre, where we can process new applications as normal, but please advise your students that it will not be a full service.

Study facilities will be extremely limited so they would not recommend sending Band R members over the summer as there will be limited study space and no ability to browse the shelves or use items for reference.

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Band R restrictions at Birmingham City University library 8 May – 2 June

Due to increased pressure on the buildings with regard to study space, Birmingham City University Library will not be admitting any Band R SCONUL card holders and will not be registering any new SCONUL Band R applicants during the period 8 May – 2 June.

Band A, B or C SCONUL members will not be affected by the restriction to access.

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Leeds University Library access restrictions May 1st – June 3rd

No SCONUL Access members will be permitted to use the Laidlaw, Edward Boyle and Health Sciences Libraries at Leeds University between May 1st and June 3rd 2017, to ensure space for home students during the exam period.

The Brotherton Library only will remain accessible to facilitate entry for visitors coming to consult the research collections.

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Restricted access at Warwick University Library 24th April- 2nd June

Due to heavy demand for library space by their own students, Warwick University Library will be restricting access during the revision and examination period, from Monday 24th April to Friday 2nd June 2017 inclusive.
No new SCONUL access visitors will be registered and they will not be admitting any Band R SCONUL Reference card holders during this period.
Band A, B or C SCONUL members who have already registered with Warwick will still be able to access to borrow or return items.

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No access to University of Liverpool libraries 15 May – 2 June

Due to heavy demand for library space and resources by University students and staff, SCONUL Access and other external members will not be admitted to the University of Liverpool libraries during the revision and examination period, from Monday 15th May – Friday 2nd June 2017 inclusive.

Provision will be made for visitors wishing to consult material in Special Collections & Archives. To arrange an appointment please contact Special Collections & Archives,
0151 794 2696, scastaff@liv.ac.uk.

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Access restrictions at Queen Mary Library, Mile End campus 17 April – 26 May

During the examination period between Monday 17 April to Friday 26 May inclusive no new SCONUL Access applications will be processed. Existing SCONUL members with valid QMUL Library membership cards will be able to use the Library as normal.
Access at the Whitechapel and West Smithfield libraries remains unaffected.

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Access restrictions at Leeds Beckett University Library 24 April – 26 May

Leeds Beckett University Library will have restricted access to the Sheila Silver Library (City Campus) from Monday 24 April through to Friday 26 May.

Access will be available to SCONUL Access members 08.30-19.00 only

Access to our Headingley campus library will continue as normal, without these restrictions.

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Access restrictions City University 24th April to Friday 2nd June

Please note that from Monday 24th April to Friday 2nd June 2017 inclusive, SCONUL Access Reference Users (Band R) will not be able to access libraries at City University London and they will be unable to register new Band A, B or C members.
This is due to pressure on study space and resources during the busy assessment period.

Existing Band A, B and C users are not affected by this.

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Access restrictions University of Bristol 19 April – 30 May

Please note that between 19 April and 30 May 2017 inclusive, SCONUL Access users will be unable to sign in or register at the University of Bristol library.

This is due to pressure on study space and resources during the revision and
assessment period.

SCONUL Access users who are already registered will not be affected by these restrictions.

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University of Huddersfield library access restrictions 17 April – 28 May

Access to the University of Huddersfield Computing and Library Services will be restricted from Monday 17th April to Sunday 28th May inclusive. There will be no Band R SCONUL Access.

Band A, B or C SCONUL members will not be affected.

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University of Surrey exams period restricted access 1 May – 16 June

University of Surrey Library will not be admitting any Band R SCONUL card holders and will not be registering any new SCONUL Band R applicants during the period Monday 1 May until Friday 16 June inclusive. Band A, B or C SCONUL members will not be affected by the restriction to access.

Staff and students should check the website before visiting: http://www.surrey.ac.uk/library/

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SOAS Library exam period restrictions 24 April – 5 June

SOAS Library staff will not be registering new SCONUL members during the Examinations period Monday 24 April and Monday 05 June 2017 inclusive. Existing SCONUL members with valid SOAS Library membership cards can continue to use the library during this period. .

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Brunel University Library access restrictions 24 Apri – 26 May

No SCONUL Access Band R students will be admitted during this busy exam period Monday 24th April to Friday 26th May inclusive.
Bands A, B and C will be admitted.

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Restricted Access at Middlesex University – Sheppard Library 3 April -12 May

The Sheppard Library at Middlesex University will be restricted during their examinations period from Monday 3rd April to Friday 12th May inclusive.

SCONUL Access visitors will be admitted at weekends only during this period

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University of Birmingham: restricted access 24th April – 2nd June

The Main Library at the University of Birmingham will be restricted during their examinations period from Monday 24th April to Friday 2nd June inclusive.

Due to increased pressure on the building with regard to study space, they will not be registering any new SCONUL access visitors and will not be admitting any Band R SCONUL Reference card holders during this period.

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University of Reading Library – impact of refurbishment

The University of Reading Library is currently undergoing a Library Refurbishment Project. From 18 April until at least August 2018 the Library will be providing services from two buildings on the Whiteknights Campus. The Library will continue to hold printed stock but study spaces will be transferred to the URS Building.

SCONUL members in Bands A,B and C may still register to use Library stock by calling at the URS Building Information Desk. They will be able to borrow materials from the Library Building as well as use the study spaces in the URS Building.

However, full-time undergraduates registered as Band R members may only study in URS Building study space, or view and copy stock at the Library Building, but may not borrow stock to study in the URS Building.

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Restricted Access at Manchester Metropolitan University – All Saints Library 24th April – 2nd June 2017:

Due to pressure on study spaces at Manchester Metropolitan University Library during the exam period, access is restricted for the following visitors from Monday 24th April – Friday 2nd June 2017:

· Full time undergraduate students at Manchester, Salford and Bolton Universities;

· Public Library card holders;

· FE/6th Form College students.

Sconul A, B and C users are unaffected. Undergraduates from other UK institutions can also sign in as usual.

Usual access arrangements will be in place from Saturday 3rd June 2017

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Queen Mary University – Mile End Library

Between Monday 27 February and Friday 9th June Queen Mary University, Mile End Library will have restricted access.

SCONUL users will be able to visit during off- peak hours Monday to Friday after 6:00pm. There will be no weekend access.

New applications will be accepted from Saturday 10th June.

Whitechapel and West Smithfield will remain open to visitors throughout this period

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Limited access to Stockwell St Library 10th April – 20th May

SCONUL Access and other external students will not be admitted to University of Greenwich, Stockwell Street Library   during their exam period       Monday 10th April and Saturday 20th May (inclusive)

Access to other University of Greenwich campuses at Avery Hill and Chatham is unaffected.

 

 

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No access to UEL libraries after 9pm

From 1st September 2016, Sconul Access visitors will not have access to University of East London libraries after 9pm.

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