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
  • 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. CLA relaxes HE Licence terms during coronavirus pandemic
    CLA has agreed to temporarily relax key terms of its Higher Education Licence
  2. COVID-19 - advice and guidance for Transnational licensing
    Jisc has developed guidance to address questions raised by Jisc member institutions
  3. Letter to WIPO from the research and education community calling for copyright and IP changes.
    SCONUL is a signatory on the open letter sent to WIPO.


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

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