Library Discovery Days

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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Bank Holiday opening hours

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 […]

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Our New Library Search is LIVE!

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 […]

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Your Library Service this June

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 […]

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Auto-Renewals are here!

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 […]

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Bank Holiday weekend opening hours

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 […]

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Supporting your exams in 2022

Your library is here to help you succeed during this year’s assessment period. We’ll be supporting you in the following ways: Online Support via live chat & email Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, and via email only Sat & Sun 12-8pm. View our contact us page for details. For more information on a topic, access our Subject Guides […]

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