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 6 April – main library closing at 8pmFriday 7 April – closedSaturday […]
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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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What is Skills Fest? Join us between 28 Feb. – 2 March at our University-wide Skills Festival! We will be showcasing all the developmental opportunities available to students and will be presenting a great selection of events and workshops. Whilst education is about learning, it’s also about learning in the best way possible! Discover new […]
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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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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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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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What is open access week? International open access week is an opportunity for the academic and research community to learn about the benefits of open access, and to help inspire wider participation in the open access movement. The aim is to make open access a new norm in scholarship and research. What is open access? […]
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