Your Library This Christmas, 2022

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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6-hour Laptop Loans Trial!

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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Returning Students – Welcome Back!

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 To The Library

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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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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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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