Library Services for Teaching Staff

Our friendly and professional team are here to support students with the resources and skills they need for academic success. We offer a range of library services for teaching staff, and encourage staff to work with us to improve both library services and student outcomes. The library is responsible for the acquisition of books and e-books, print and online journals and magazines, as well as the procurement and management of online databases and other products including the EBSCO Discovery service, CAB Abstracts, Digimap and ClickView.

Library and Information Skills for Students

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We run library workshops for students from first year inductions through to PG research skills. We can also work with you to create tailored content such as tutorial sessions or bitesize research skills for Moodle.

scanning Service

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We offer a scanning service for print books held in the library. A chapter or 10% of a book can be copied for students and made available on Moodle.We will make sure that any scans supplied conform with the HE Copyright Licence and instruct you on how they can be used.

Keep up to date with new books and e-books in your subject area. Tell us who you are and select any number of the subjects that interest you.  We'll do the rest!

current awareness service

Reading Lists & Collection Development

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Developing a new programme, or doing your annual review of a module reading list? We can advise on the availability, cost and formats of new resources to ensure students have access to the most relevant and up to date material. You can also sign up to our current awareness service for new items added to the library collection.

get published for free!

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We can offer guidance on how to publish primary research and review articles with our current Open Access agreements. Authors may not need to pay additional Article Processing Charges (APCs) under this agreement.

Specialist resources and collections

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Need some tips for teaching, or want to improve your communication skills? Interested in the history of Writtle? There is so much more to our collections!