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  • Library Reading Lists: Focus Group Project

    January 28, 2020 by

    The Library is launching a focus group project for reading lists, and we’re inviting students to come share their reading list experiences with us! We’re hoping to find out how effective reading lists are so we can continue improving the learning experience here at Essex. If you are interested in learning more about reading lists… Read more

  • Network for Early Career Essex Researchers – NEwComERs

    Research support sessions are coming to Southend!

    January 27, 2020 by

    On the 10 February, we’re bringing some of our Newcomers Research Week sessions to our Southend Campus. The sessions are aimed at Early Career Researchers, but anyone with an interest in the topics is more than welcome to come along, so spread the word! The sessions we are running are: The Open Access Escape Room (workshop… Read more

  • Join the Library Advisory Group

    Join us for the next Library Advisory Group!

    January 27, 2020 by

    You are invited to join us for the next Library Advisory Group on Wednesday, 5 February from 12-2. As usual, we’ll be asking for your thoughts on our services in exchange for snacks! What is the Library Advisory Group? The Library Advisory Group (LAG) is your way of helping shape the future direction of Library… Read more

  • Dive Into History: Commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day

    January 24, 2020 by

    Every year, on the 27th of January, the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust commemorates the 6 million Jews (around two-thirds of Europe’s Jewish population at the time) who tragically lost their lives at the hands of Adolf Hitler’s Nazi regime. In 2020, Holocaust Memorial Day is especially significant as it also marks the 75th anniversary of… Read more

  • Refurbished Floor 2

    Floor 2 of the Albert Sloman Library is now open!

    January 17, 2020 by

    After seven months of refurbishment work, we’re delighted to announce that floor 2 of the Albert Sloman Library has officially reopened! The space features new carpets, lighting, blinds, furniture, power to all desks, more PCs, and an improved shelving layout. The refurbishment project was a team effort involving Library Services, Innovation & Technology Solutions, and Estates. The Library Advisory Group also played a key… Read more

  • Albert Sloman Library - Floor 2

    New for 2020!

    January 14, 2020 by

    We’re thrilled to be able to begin 2020 by unveiling the newly refurbished floor 2 of the Albert Sloman Library. The space has been transformed with new furniture and carpets as well as a different layout to make it easier to find what you need. There is also power to every desk. We designed this… Read more

  • The Library Over The Holiday

    November 29, 2019 by

    Library Services at the University of Essex would like to wish everybody a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year, and congratulate you all on a brilliant autumn term. This term we had an eventful Welcome Week, celebrated Black History Month, added a new art collection, and extended laptop loans to Southend and Loughton. It’s… Read more

  • Disability History Month at University of Essex Library

    Disability History Month

    November 22, 2019 by

    Disability History Month (22 Nov-22 Dec) is an annual event in the UK that celebrates the achievements of disabled people, honours their struggle for equality and human rights, and remembers the history of the disability rights movement. This month includes HIV/AIDS Day (1 Dec), International Day of People with Disabilities (3 Dec), and International Human… Read more

  • THE Awards - Shortlisted for Outstanding Library Team

    We’ve Been Shortlisted For Library Awards!

    November 19, 2019 by

    The glitz and the glamour… This November, we’ll be attending not 1 but 2 awards ceremonies, and we’re very excited about it! Tuesday 26 November will see us heading north to the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds for the SCONUL Library Design Awards and Showcase. The Library has been shortlisted in the “small library” category,… Read more

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