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Visitor Information Membership: SCONUL


Students and staff members from another university can join under the SCONUL scheme. 

SCONUL membership includes:

  • access to Kimberlin Library​

  • reference access to printed journals ​

  • use of open study spaces​

  • access to the internet via Eduroam

  • borrowing rights*

SCONUL membership does not include:

  • access to the Law Library and other Library spaces​

  • access to online resources 

  • loan of DVDs or other media and library stack items ​

  • bookable rooms

* dependent on SCONUL band/category, which is provided when you apply to SCONUL


Step 1: Apply online for the SCONUL access scheme 
Step 2: Once you have received an email confirming your SCONUL band and expiry date, apply for DMU library membership

To apply at DMU you must provide the following:

  • a passport-style photograph
  • proof of address
  • University ID card
  • approval email from SCONUL

Apply as Member of the Public


SCONUL also run a summer access scheme for students on taught courses at other universities to visit an unlimited number of times over the summer with a valid university student card.

This scheme generally opens at DMU on the Wednesday after the late May Bank Holiday and runs until the third week of September.

Access times are Monday to Friday 9am - 5.30pm.