Library Fair at the Albert Sloman Library

Get the most out of your Library by attending our Library Fair! Drop-in to the ground floor of the Albert Sloman Library on 10 November between 12-2pm to find out more about our services and how we can support you. Our Library Fair is open to all students (and staff!) – everyone is welcome, no […]

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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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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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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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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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