SCONUL Access for Portsmouth students & staff

SCONUL Access is a scheme covering the UK and Republic of Ireland which allows university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other university libraries 

Who is it for?

  • Part-time undergraduates, distance learners, students on placement, postgraduate students, researchers and university staff can get borrowing and access rights to other university libraries.
  • Full-time undergraduates can get access rights to other university libraries

Where and when?

SCONUL Access runs all year round.  Just be aware that some university libraries may restrict access during peak exam times: check their website for details.

  • You need to complete an online request to apply for this scheme
  • You will also need to have your Student or Staff Card to access the scheme: if you have just joined the University, please make sure that you have applied for your University card before you apply for the SCONUL Access scheme