Here at Library and Cultural Services, we’re always considering how we can gather feedback and improve our services. Here are some recent changes we’ve made to support your learning: 6-Hour Laptop Loans: Beginning in October 2022, we began a trial of 6-hour laptop loans at Colchester after receiving student feedback. We wanted to find […]
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Find out about the support available to PGR students at the University of Essex.
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Find out about the Essex Student Journal and how you can publish your University work for free!
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We did it! In November 2022 your University of Essex Library was awarded the Customer Service Excellence Award. Find out how we did it…
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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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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 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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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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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 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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