Archive for May, 2011

Take a tour of the library!


Take a tour of the library by using our online virtual tour.
This includes a map of the library with interactive features.

View tour


Leave a comment »

New Zoology journal

The following journal is now available in the library
Integrative Zoology

Integrative Zoology is the official journal of the International Society of Zoological Sciences (ISZS) and focuses on zoology as an integrative discipline encompassing all aspects of animal life.

It is only available online and you can find the journal by searching on the library catalogue or by using the following link:

Please note if you are accessing off campus you will need to use your personal Athens username and password.

Leave a comment »

Essex online reference library

Anyone who lives, works or studies in Essex can access Essex public libraries. Library members have free access to the online reference library that includes resources and databases such as:

– Encyclopaedias and general reference collections
– Dictionaries
– Information on Biographical, Historical and Genealogical
– Art, Literature and Music from online resources
– Current affairs information
– Business information
– Newspapers and magazines online 
– Specialist information

You can view a list of resources that are available at the following link on the Essex public libraries website –

Some that be of use to Writtle students include:
– Credo Reference as a starting point for research
– The Business Collection on Gale Virtual Reference
– Guardian and Observer archive – 1791 to 2003
– Times Digital Archive
– Oxford Art Online database
– British Standards Online
– Datamonitor 360 (formerly Marketline)
– Mint company information

Leave a comment »

Archival sound recordings

We now have access to the British Libraries Archival Sound Recordings database.

To access use the following link – and login with your personal Athens username and password

The Archival Sound Recordings database has over 46,600 selected recordings of music, spoken word, and human and natural environments to explore.

Leave a comment »