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The Sconul Access Scheme

See the table below to find out whether you are eligible and to determine your entitlement. You can use any Sconul Access member libraries which support your access category

Eligible to join Sconul Access

Access category

Entitlement at other libraries

Staff and research students

Band A

Borrowing entitlement*

Part-time, distance learning & placement students

Band B

Borrowing entitlement*

Full-time taught postgraduate students

Band C

Borrowing entitlement*

Full-time undergraduate students

Band R

Reference only

* The number of items you can borrow will vary depending on which library you use (each library sets its own borrowing restrictions).

Applying for Sconul Access membership

You can apply for membership of the scheme at the Sconul Access website

Applications are approved subject to you not having any outstanding fines, overdue books, or any other issues with your library account. Once your application is approved, you will receive an email confirmation containing your registration details and your membership expiry date. 

Accessing other libraries

You can see which libraries you are able to access by selecting your user category and institution from the drop-down menus on the Sconul Access website (click `find' to display an A to Z listing of the libraries you can join). 

To register at your chosen library, you will need to take a printout of your confirmation email together with your university ID card. Some libraries may also require a passport size photograph.

We recommend that you check the library's webpages for information on registration, opening hours, and other local conditions. Please note that many libraries are only able to register new users during their office hours.

You will be subject to the regulations of the library you are using and will be responsible for any fines or replacement costs incurred.

Important notice: restricted access at Stockwell Street Library

 
Please note that Stockwell Street Library will be unable to offer access to SCONUL users during the following five week period :
Monday 27th Nov 8am – Friday 15th Dec midnight (3 weeks)
Tuesday 2nd January 8am – Friday 12th January midnight (2 weeks)

This is due to the high level of demand for access to the University of Greenwich resources and study spaces at this time of the year.

Avery Hill library and the Drill Hall Libraries will offer access to SCONUL users during this period until midnight.
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Registering at the University of Greenwich

Before you can register to use our libraries, you will need to join the Sconul Access scheme. You can apply for Sconul Access membership online at the SCONUL Access website.

For access at our Avery Hill and Greenwich campus libraries, please complete our online registration form and send a digital passport size photograph and your SCONUL Access membership confirmation email to librarymembership@gre.ac.uk. Please note that we are only able to accept online applications.

You will be notified by email when your University of Greenwich card is ready to collect (please allow five working days).

For access at our Medway campus library, please visit the library with your home institution ID card and a printed copy of your SCONUL Access membership confirmation email.

Access entitlements at the University of Greenwich

Full-time undergraduates (band R) may use our libraries on a reference-only basis.

If you are a member of staff, a postgraduate, distance learner, or part-time student (bands A, B and C) you will be given a borrowing entitlement of up to five items at a time.

Access to WiFi and Eduroam is available to students who bring their own laptop computers or other devices.

If you have any queries about the day to day operation of the scheme, please contact the University of Greenwich representative, Oliver Witkin:

e-mail: o.witkin@greenwich.ac.uk tel: 020 8331 9651

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