Spring has arrived and Easter is on the way! 🌼 We’ll be taking a break over the holiday period, so please read on for information about our opening hours and the services which will be available during this time. OPENING HOURS 🐣 Colchester Thursday 6 April – main library closing at 8pmFriday 7 April – closedSaturday […]
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Here at Library and Cultural Services, we’re always considering how we can gather feedback and improve our services. Here are some recent changes we’ve made to support your learning: 6-Hour Laptop Loans: Beginning in October 2022, we began a trial of 6-hour laptop loans at Colchester after receiving student feedback. We wanted to find […]
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What is Skills Fest? Join us between 28 Feb. – 2 March at our University-wide Skills Festival! We will be showcasing all the developmental opportunities available to students and will be presenting a great selection of events and workshops. Whilst education is about learning, it’s also about learning in the best way possible! Discover new […]
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We did it! In November 2022 your University of Essex Library was awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award. Find out how we did it…
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2022 is nearly over! As the autumn term draws to a close, we have information about our Christmas opening hours, and details of our holiday themed activities. To skip to different sections of the blog post please use the links below… OPENING HOURS – IN-PERSON ACTIVITIES – CHRISTMAS WISHES PADLET – FESTIVE FILMS Opening Hours […]
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The Library is trialling a new 6-hour loan period for our laptops! Up until now, you have been able to borrow one of our laptops for 3-hours maximum. We’ve gathered feedback from students and longer loans have been highly requested. As a result of this feedback we’re now running a 6-hour loan trial. The trial […]
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Hello and welcome back to our returning students! Whilst you’ve been away, we’ve been busy working to improve your experience when using library services. Keep reading to find out what’s new: What’s changed? Library Search: The biggest change over the summer has been our switch to a new Library Search! The new search will be […]
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Welcome Week is here! We have lots of activities planned in October, so you can learn more about the Library and what we offer. Keep reading to find out how you can get involved! What’s happening: Library tours: At Colchester: we’ll be running guided tours Monday 3 October – Friday 14 October 10am-6pm, no need […]
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A state funeral for Her Late Majesty will be held on Monday 19 September and a statutory bank holiday has been announced. As such our University will join others across the nation in closing certain aspects of our services across the three campuses on Monday 19 September in order for staff and students to mourn. Read the University of Essex’s […]
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Discover how the Library can enhance your teaching and research! All academic staff are invited to our libraries for a series of events which will showcase key services and collections that can be utilised in your teaching and research. The events are an opportunity to meet staff from across Library and Cultural Services, and a […]
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