Welcome to Information Services (IS) - Sconul Readers

The SCONUL access scheme is currently suspended due to COVID 19. For Further details please visit the SCONUL Access website. Exitsing accounts cannot be renewed all items borrowed under the scheme need to be retirned by 31 March 2021.

Please complete the online form to apply for SCONUL access: SCONUL Access Request Form


Your IT account gives you access to:

You will be able activate your University IT account online once your application for AU Sconul Readership has been processed and you will be emailed with instructions for doing this as soon as your account is ready.

Your Aber Card is used:

Once you have activated your IT account you can apply for your Aber Card online so it is ready for you when you arrive on campus

Using Aberystwyth University Libraries

SCONUL users are welcome to use our ‘Walk-In Access to Electronic Resources’ terminal.

The ‘Walk-In Access to Electronic Resources’ service gives SCONUL users access to a number of electronic resources, such as e-journals and databases, where licensing agreements allow. Owing to these licencing agreements, we are unable to offer SCONUL users full access to our online resources.