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Lean Library

Your library, your way How do you access your electronic resources? Do you come to the library website and browse? Do you look at your reading lists on Moodle and go from there? Do you Google the topic until you hit a resource that looks right? However you do it, Lean Library is there to […]

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Love Letters To Our Students

In years gone by, we’ve celebrated Valentine’s Day by inviting students to write either a love or breakup letter to the Library, expressing how they feel about the services offered. We set up festive displays with letter boxes for students to post their notes to us, and the feedback received helps us understand the user […]

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Lunar New Year

The Lunar New Year, most commonly associated with the Chinese New Year or Spring Festival, occurs annually and typically falls sometime between January 21 and February 20.This year, in 2021, the Lunar New Year is on February 12, and it’s the Year of the Ox! 🧧 What is the Lunar New Year? A Lunar New […]

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Essex Student Journal

What is the Essex Student Journal? Formerly operated as ESTRO, the Essex Student Journal has recently relaunched onto a new publishing platform. The Essex Student Journal is an online multi-disciplinary academic journal and it aims to facilitate the publishing of high quality writing for both undergraduate and postgraduate students. How does the Essex Student Journal […]

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A Sustainable Christmas

Although our winter break this year is going to be different to what we’re used to, now more than ever it’s clear we need to be kind to our planet. 🌎 The festive season produces so much waste so instead of contributing to it, this Christmas, give a gift to the environment. Here are some […]

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Seasonal Holidays

It’s that time of the year, when in the UK the nights grow colder and the days shorter. During the final months of the year many religious and cultural celebrations take place around the world. For more information on a few of the events taking place, read on… Christmas Christmas is the annual festival commemorating […]

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Your Library This Christmas

We’re finally nearing the end of 2020! As the term draws to a close we have some information about library services to share, alongside some holiday themed engagement activities. To skip to different sections of the blog post please use the links below… LIBRARY SERVICES • ADVENT CALENDAR CHRISTMAS TREE PADLET • HOLIDAY FILMS opening […]

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Reading Online Effectively

Essential reading for your course should be available electronically through your online reading lists, meaning you can access it wherever you are! If you’re new to studying online, you might be adjusting to this new format and wondering how you can take advantage of all the material available to you. We’ve compiled some top tips […]

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