SCONUL and Covid-19

SCONUL is working closely with members to provide support through the current crisis. This includes:

  • Hosting webinars for members to discuss responses to the crisis and facilitating information and best practice sharing across the community
  • Sharing resources for SCONUL members dealing with Covid-19
  • Advocacy on behalf of libraries and their role in supporting users and staff 
  • Continuing to run our services wherever possible. Members contacting us have their enquiries dealt with in the usual way.


  1. SCONUL BAME Open Forum, 9 February
    The first meeting is being held 2-4pm on Tuesday 9th February and is open to all BAME staff working at SCONUL member institutions..
  2. Westminster government guidance for English universities
    Revised guidance for English universities following the 4th January announcement of a further lockdown. 
  3. SCONUL BAME Open Forum
    SCONUL is establishing an Open Forum for BAME staff working with SCONUL member libraries


Calendar of events for HE library directors in the UK, Ireland, and abroad.


The SCONUL Access Scheme is currently suspended.