The University of Essex participates in eduroam, a service which allows users from participating institutions to access a wireless network at another participating institution.
Many universities will allow reference access at some times during the year.
Check the relevant library website for details and always contact the library before you visit to ensure that you have access.
In addition to this there is a scheme in place which give University of Essex students greater access to some institutions.
The University of Essex is a member of SCONUL Access, a scheme which allows many university library users to borrow or use books and journals at other libraries which belong to the scheme.
The scheme covers most of the university libraries in the UK and Ireland.
If you are: you may be able to use the resources of other college and university libraries for reference.If you would like to avail of the services available under this scheme, please go to the SCONUL Access website and apply online.Please be aware that some member libraries may not offer access to all categories of user.The Library is a safe place for study, with regular security patrols and CCTV monitoring.Readers should conduct themselves in ways which do not interfere with, threaten, or disrupt the work of others.Please be aware that library staff will not be present overnight and security staff may not be able to answer enquiries about library stock and services.