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 10am-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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Your Library This Easter

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 14 April – main library closing at 8pmFriday 15 April – closedSaturday […]

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Your Library This Christmas, 2021

We’re finally nearing the end of 2021! As the term draws to a close we have some information about library services to share, alongside some holiday themed engagement activities. To skip to different sections of the blog post please use the links below… LIBRARY SERVICES • CHRISTMAS TREE PADLET • HOLIDAY FILMS opening hours and […]

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Welcome Events at the library

It’s Welcome Week and we have lots of activities planned to help you get to know your Library. 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 Library and Cultural Services Team! You can find more […]

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Welcome Back to Your Library

We say a big hello and welcome back to our returning students! Regardless of how much time you have spent in our Albert Sloman Library in the past (or not at all), you may be interested in what our new and normal services are looking like for this new academic year. What’s New? You will […]

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Early Arrivals

As we welcome our early arrival students, we’d like to introduce you to your Library & Cultural Services! Your Library Whether you’re joining us in Colchester, Southend or Loughton our website is the same for all.From here you can access the library catalogue, databases, resources, events and much more. A great place to begin navigating […]

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Focus on Special Collections

Welcome back to our Focus on Special Collections blog. This month we will be looking at the collection of the Colchester Medical Society. Background Colchester Medical Society (CMS) was founded in 1774 by the surgeon and apothecary (dispensing pharmacist) Robert Richardson Newell (1750-1814) . The society had six other founder members; Henry Topping (1747-1819), Colin […]

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