What is ‘time to write’? ‘Time to write’ is a virtual writing retreat for PhD students, designed and run in collaboration between Library Services and Organisational Development. ‘Time to write’ is a light touch version of the popular Thesis Boot Camp, which was created by Dr Peta Freestone to help PhD students with their writing. […]Read More ‘Time to write’: a virtual writing retreat for PhD students
Open Days are your chance to explore the place that will become your second home, so it’s fair to say they’re a big deal. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 the library is currently closed, so it’s sadly not possible to visit us in person. But that need not hold you back. With our whistle-stop virtual tour, […]Read More Open Day: Take a tour of the Loughton Library
Take a tour of the Albert Sloman Library from the comfort and safety of your own home!Read More Open Day: take a tour of the Albert Sloman Library
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 Library Reading Lists: Focus Group Project
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 Join us for the next Library Advisory Group!
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 Dive Into History: Commemorating Holocaust Memorial Day
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 Disability History Month
Open Access? What’s that? When a resource is Open Access, it means that the full-text is available without any cost to the reader. Open Access resources are also free of most copyright and licensing restrictions, meaning that they can be more easily shared and re-used. Open Access therefore removes barriers between readers and research, making […]Read More Open Access Week!
Welcome Week is flying by, but there’s a few more days left to check out the activities and events still happening across our campuses. If you haven’t had a chance to visit the Library yet, this is your official invitation to wander over, take a tour of the building, and get to know the librarians. […]Read More Welcome To The Library!
There’s certainly a lot for us here at the Library to look forward to in October. Students are returning, term starts, there’s Halloween, and it’s Black History Month. The Students’ Union at Essex is preparing a jam-packed programme of activities for BHM, and the Library is delighted to be hosting a few of them. This […]Read More Black History Month at the Library