SCONUL and Covid-19

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

  • Resources for SCONUL members dealing with Covid-19 and resources relating to re-opening the physical library 
  • Hosting webinars for members to discuss responses to the crisis
  • Advocacy on behalf of members on access to content and copyright in particular
  • Continuing to run our services wherever possible. Members contacting us will have their enquiries dealt with in the usual way.



  1. New SCONUL board members and Chair
    We are delighted to announce that Susan Ashworth has been elected to the role of Chair of the SCONUL Executive Board
  2. Public Health England reconfirms its 72 hours quarantine recommendation for books
    Public Health England has confirmed that its current recommendations remain in place 
  3. Pressure on publishers to cut costs
    SCONUL, RLUK and Jisc have come together to make it clear to publishers that if they don't respond positively to the current financial pr


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

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