Library Fair at the Albert Sloman Library

Get the most out of your Library by attending our Library Fair!

Drop-in to the ground floor of the Albert Sloman Library on 10 November between 12-2pm to find out more about our services and how we can support you.

Our Library Fair is open to all students (and staff!) – everyone is welcome, no matter how long you’ve been at the University for.

Meet staff from across Library & Cultural Services at the following stalls:

  • Workshops at Library – find out more about the workshops we regularly run each term. Our workshops cover the basics like finding information and developing a search strategy, checking sources, managing information and publishing tips.

  • Special collections and archives – discover how the Library’s world-class historical archives and collections can support learning and research across faculties.

  • Research visibility, open access services and the Essex Student Journal – get expert support to increase your research visibility, including choosing open access publication routes with confidence.
  • Your experience – we’re asking for feedback on library services. Let us know what you think and find out more about our customer service.

  • Your resources – find out more about Interlibrary loans, purchase suggestions and reading lists.

  • Searching for e-resources – Make searching easier by finding out about our browser plugins, as well as information about our library search.  

  • Accessibility – learn more about our facilities and services that support people who have a disability or specific learning difficulty.

  • Lakeside Theatre and Art Exchange– discover our incredible arts venues on-campus! Drop-in for a tour between 12-2pm.

De-stress with wellbeing activities:

During the Library Fair, we’ll have colouring, crafts and activities in the Group Study Room on Floor 3, 12-2pm. This is in collaboration with the SU who are providing materials and free teabags!

We hope attending this event will improve your confidence using our facilities and services, as well as understanding how we can support you in your studies.

We’ll also have a range of freebies to give away – don’t miss out!

Library Fair, 10 November 12-2pm at the Albert Sloman Library. Find out how we can help your studies.

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