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Student Policies and Regulations

SCONUL Access Policy

This policy defines the principles of SCONUL Access membership at The Open University.

It includes information on who is eligible, how they apply and explains how we respond to infringements at host libraries.

If you require this SCONUL Access policy document in an alternative format, please Contact Us or contact your Student Support Team if you are a current Open University Student.

If you are a postgraduate research student, please contact the Research Degrees Office via

Students living in Wales can speak with a student support adviser in Welsh on 029 2047 1170, should you wish to do so.

Policy Document

For more information about changes to policy, terms and conditions, and curriculum visit the change log.