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In line with Government guidelines during the Coronavirus pandemic, and following the closure of library buildings, the SCONUL Access scheme will be suspended until further notice.
The SCONUL Access form is now disabled on their website to prevent new applications being made during this period.
Other Library Catalogues
The following major library catalogues are available freely online and may well aid your research.
COPAC is a merged online catalogue with details of material held at many other institutions.
Funded by the M25 Consortium, Search 25 helps users discover resources in major libraries across London and the South East.
Specialist Music Libraries
Visiting the British Library
It is possible to visit the British Library for research purposes. Full details about using the British Library Reading Rooms at St Pancras, including registering for a reader's pass, are available online. Students will be expected to have first explored the British Library Catalogue to identify the resources they need to consult. Most items held by the British Library are not out on the open shelves and must be requested for delivery, with a wait of around an hour, so a visit needs to be planned carefully.