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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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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Bank holiday for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s State Funeral

A state funeral for Her Late Majesty will be held on Monday 19 September and a statutory bank holiday has been announced. As such our University will join others across the nation in closing certain aspects of our services across the three campuses on Monday 19 September in order for staff and students to mourn.  Read the University of Essex’s […]

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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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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 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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