Information Services

Open University (OU)

Open University (OU) staff and students can gain membership of University of Edinburgh Library through the SCONUL Access scheme or as members of the public.



As OU students are not issued with a Student ID card, you will be required to bring an email or letter from the OU confirming your status, along with your SCONUL Access approval  email and photographic ID (passport/driving licence etc) when you come to register at the University of Edinburgh Library.

Please read the information on our SCONUL Access page regarding joining the library:

Joining as a member of the public

OU staff and students can also join University of Edinburgh Library as a member of the public. Please read the information on our members of the public webpage to find out necessary ID requirements or possible fees before visiting the Library: