SCISWeb manual

The SCISWeb manual provides a quick introduction to using SCISWeb for ordering catalogue records. It is recommended for new subscribers and those new to using SCIS. 

Downloading cover images (ICON - PDFpdf, 123kb)

This technical note outlines downloading and configuration options for book cover images accessed through SCIS, including configuring Z39.50 for retrieval of cover images. Cover images are named with the ISBN of the corresponding book.

My Profile Help

Use My Profile to set up a new SCIS subscription, or to update details if you have a change of library contact or a new library management system.

SCIS Z39.50 Help

Use Z39.50 Help to add the settings for SCIS access if you are activating a Z39.50 service in your library management system. For information about retrieving cover images through Z39.50, see Downloading cover images (pdf, 123kb)

SCIS Authority Files Help

Information for subscribers to SCIS Authority Files including factors to consider prior to downloading and importing authority files.

SCIS Subject Headings Help

Guidelines on applying SCIS Subject Headings in records.

SCIS Webinar Help

SCIS webinars are hosted via Adobe Connect. Here you'll find further details on technical requirements and setting this up.




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SCIS Data is now live

We are thrilled to announce the launch of the new SCIS website. To start using the new system, please head to SCIS Data. Please note our existing website will be closed in February 2018.


Connections 102

Connections Issue 102 is out now. If you have any feedback or would like to contribute to a future issue, please send an email to


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