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
Struggling to find resources while studying from home? This helpful guide will show you how to browse the library in lockdown.Read More A crash course in browsing the library online
Nigel Cochrane, Assistant Director (Academic & Research Services), Library Services, introduced Professor Susan Oliver, Deputy Dean (Research), as an Essex Special Collections Champion at the inaugural meeting on 30 January 2020. The role is open to academics at Essex and aims to bring together like-minded people from across the University who are prepared to act as ambassadors or advocates for […]Read More Special Collections is collecting champions
This year we’re refurbishing our iconic paternoster lift, with the aim of bringing it back into service for the start of academic year 2020/21. If you’ve been in the Albert Sloman Library recently, you’ve probably seen the bright new displays in front of the paternoster openings on each floor. You may have also heard the sounds […]Read More Paternoster Refurbishment: February Progress Report
We want Library services and facilities to be shaped around your needs as our users, so we’re always eager to hear what you have to tell us about how well we’re doing. Comments received as part of the National Student Survey are a really important source of information which help us decide where to focus […]Read More Making the Library better together
On 5 February, the Library Advisory Group (LAG) met for the second time this academic year, and we were once again pleased by the turnout of staff and students. We’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who was able to attend – for the full two hours or even just five minutes. […]Read More February Library Advisory Group
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
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 Floor 2 of the Albert Sloman Library is now open!
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 New for 2020!
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 The Library Over The Holiday