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Top 10 most viewed blog posts for 2020

Hello blog readers! After a year marked by COVID-19 and unforseen changes, and with a new year just around the corner, it’s time to look back and revisit some of … Continue reading

December 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Merry Christmas Wishes for 2020

Whether you are travelling away from Cirencester for the Christmas vacation or staying in residence, there is additional information you need to know. If you are planning on using the … Continue reading

December 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

Library loans over the Christmas 2020 period

The Library hopes you find the following information to be useful in the run up to the end of term. Do you have books on loan that you no longer … Continue reading

November 30, 2020 · Leave a comment

Top tips for students using the library remotely

Covid-19 has changed the way we interact with our students and in our academic community. Currently experiencing 2nd lockdown, but we continue operating “virtually” and offer limited physical access to the … Continue reading

November 24, 2020 · Leave a comment

Making the most of your Resource lists

Do you know about the RAU’s Resource lists service? The online Resource System was launched in 2018. In 2019/20 288 modules had Resource lists available online. RAU Resource Lists allows … Continue reading

November 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to: get the most out of the RAU’s eBooks

The library’s digital eBook collection contains over 180,000 eBooks covering a wide range of subjects.  We source our eBooks from three principal eBook platforms. eBook platforms VleBooks ProQuest Ebsco The benefits … Continue reading

October 23, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Herefordshire Pomona

“it must never been forgotten that fruit is the product of cultivated soil and cultivated talent”  Shirley Hibberd Did you know that Wednesday the 21st October is Apple Day?  As … Continue reading

October 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

**Important Update! Library essentials for students from September 2020**

Welcome back! Library staff are delighted to be on campus again and therefore able to offer you some additional services to those we provided remotely throughout the lock-down period.  As … Continue reading

September 16, 2020 · Leave a comment

How to return books to RAU Library during lockdown?

  We have been receiving a number of enquiries about the return of RAU library books, so I hope you will find the following update for both returning and non-returning … Continue reading

June 11, 2020 · Leave a comment


Quote of the Moment

“Libraries aren’t just for books. They’re often spaces that transform into what you need them to be: a classroom, a cyber café, a place to find answers, a quiet spot to be alone. It’s actually kind of magical. This week, we have stories of people who roam the stacks and find unexpected things that just happen to be exactly what they required”

The Room of Requirement


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