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 […]Read More Library Discovery Days
On Monday 29 August there will be a reduction of some library services. Please read on for information about our opening hours and which services will be available. Opening hours Colchester Monday 29 August – The main library will be closed, including the ground floor self-service area and floors 1 – 5. There will be […]Read More Bank Holiday opening hours
Our new Library Search is finally here! Over the past ten weeks we’ve been updating our website with information about the new Search and we’ve been working hard to get the Library Search ready. While the new Library Search is now available to use we may discover minor issues, so please be kind to us […]Read More Our New Library Search is LIVE!
Our new Library Search is arriving 28 June and we can’t wait to share it with you! Since the introduction of our current Library Search in 2021, we’ve received a lot of mixed feedback about our decision. We listened to and read through all the feedback on the current search, and we wanted to bring […]Read More You Said, We Did – Library Search edition
Are you new here and want to find out more about the Albert Sloman Library? Then look no further! The library is an important place on campus and knowing what we offer can help you get more from your studies. Located in the picturesque eastern edge of the campus, the Colchester library is a huge […]Read More Introduction to the Albert Sloman Library
Our new Library Search is almost here! We aim to make the switch with minimal disruption and while the new Library Search doesn’t go live until Tuesday 28 June, there will be temporary changes to our services as we get ready. Keep reading for a full update on our library services over June. Physical items […]Read More Your Library Service this June
Our new library system is here and while there are many benefits to the new system, one aspect we’re most exited about is auto-renewals! HOW AUTO-RENEWALS WORK Books you borrow from the Library will now auto-renew. This means you won’t have to spend time or effort remembering to renew your books and you can use that […]Read More Auto-Renewals are here!
The Platinum Jubilee bank holiday weekend is on the way! Our libraries will still be open over the bank holiday weekend, although there will be a reduction in some services. Please read on for information about our opening hours and which services will be available. Opening hours Colchester Thursday 2 June – Library staff will […]Read More Bank Holiday weekend opening hours
Exams are here and we know it can be a stressful time, so we’ve put together some tips to look after your wellbeing. However, if you’re struggling with stress or feeling overwhelmed support is available. Our University has a Student Wellbeing and Inclusivity Service to provide you with help and support. There’s also resources online, […]Read More How to look after your wellbeing during exams
Our new Library Search is coming this summer and while we believe it will make your library experience even better, we want to make sure you’re change ready. Keep reading to find out how you can prepare for the new Search. What you need to do 1. The bibliographic history of books that you have […]Read More How you can prepare for our new library search