London Met has now re-joined the Sconul Access Scheme. Please be aware that not all institutions have re-joined, so please check on the day you would like to visit, whether the institution you would like to visit is participating. This allows for any sudden changes to pandemic-related restrictions
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Due to the increased pressure on our front line service, UEA Library Service will not be accepting any new SCONUL applications, with immediate effect, until the beginning of May.
Existing SCONUL users who have a current, valid campus card with the University of East Anglia can continue to access the library 24/7. If any changes or restrictions to access are subsequently made, these will be publicised on our webpages.
Please note that access to Stockwell Street library in Greenwich will be restricted to University of Greenwich students and staff only between Monday 13th April and Friday 15th May inclusive due to the high level of demand for access to the University of Greenwich resources and study spaces at this time of the year.
Our other two campus libraries (Avery Hill library and the Drill Hall Library) will continue to offer access to SCONUL users throughout this period.
Existing Sconul members of the University of Leeds Library will not be permitted entry into all four libraries during our exam period (Monday 27th April until Friday 5th June 2020) This includes the Brotherton, Edward Boyle, Health Sciences, and Laidlaw sites.
We regret restricting access to our collections but due to pressure on study space we have had to prioritise our own student’s needs.
Normal access will resume on Saturday 6th June 2020
Due to demands on space during our revision and assessment period , the University of Winchester will be suspending access to visitors, including all SCONUL categories from Monday 13th April to Friday 22nd May.
Provision will be made for visitors wishing to consult material in Special Collections; please contact the library 01962 827306 or firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange an appointment.
Due to demands on space during the assessment and exam period the University of Liverpool Library will not be admitting visitors, including all SCONUL categories from Friday 6th March to Friday 29th May inclusive.
Provision will be made for visitors wishing to consult material in Special Collections and Archives. To arrange an appointment during this time please contact 0151 794 2696 or e-mail email@example.com.
Due to demands on space during the revision and assessment period , University of Westminster libraries will be suspending access to visitors, including all SCONUL categories from Monday 13th April to Friday 15th May for three of our libraries : Cavendish, Marylebone and Regent, (Little Titchfield street) libraries. Access will also be suspended for students who have already been issued cards.
Access to our Harrow site library will be unaffected. We will therefore continue to process applications as our Harrow site will be open as usual.
Due to pressure on study space during revision and exam periods, access to Manchester Metropolitan University All Saints Library (apart from Special Collections) will be restricted to SCONUL Access bands A, B and C only (no Band R access) between:
Monday 20th April – Friday 22nd May 2020 (inclusive)
No Band R access to University of Roehampton Library during their 24 hour period 24 February to 10 May.
Access for Bands A, B and C is unaffected.
Due to the implementation of a new card printing process Keele University Library are currently limiting the registration of all external borrowers (including Sconul Access) to between the hours of 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday.
Apologies for any inconvenience.
UCB Library has recently implemented an e-first approach, aiming to increase online book collections whilst reducing physical stock. With fewer print copies available, the decision has been taken to offer reference only (Band R) access to all external staff/students, with immediate effect.
The Law School Library at City, University of London is moving to temporary premises in August 2018, ahead of a move to a new Law School building during the 2019-20 session.
From 30th. July there will be no access for SCONUL Access members to the Northampton Square Law Library until it until the new library opens.
The Law Library at Gray’s Inn Place remains available for SCONUL Access users visiting City. Should you need to consult an item which is only available from Northampton square, please telephone to ask if it can be retrieved for you.
From 1st September 2016, Sconul Access visitors will not have access to University of East London libraries after 9pm.