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Notable Women in Science at the RAC/RAU

On International Women’s Day 2018 we decided to write about two ground-breaking women lecturers at this institution that deserve to be more widely known. We know from Archives records that … Continue reading

March 8, 2018 · Leave a comment

Library Opening Hours: Easter vacation 2018

March 1, 2018 · Leave a comment

RAU’s Library sustainable practice and BetterWorld Books

The RAU library has been working in partnership with BetterWorld Books (BWB) since 2011.   Its aim is to encourage the sustainable re-use of books, to support literacy charities, … Continue reading

February 26, 2018 · Leave a comment

The Resource list challenges at RAU University

Over the last few months a number of staff at the RAU University have been working behind the scenes to implement the new resource list tool for academic staff, students … Continue reading

February 15, 2018 · Leave a comment

Online newspapers and magazines – trial now LIVE!

The library has received a number of requests from students for online newspaper access, both UK and International. I’m delighted to advise you that the trial (from Newsbank) is now … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Deer management in UK”: current themed Library display

Deer are an important part of our countryside, and can be a beautiful asset if farmers and foresters properly plan and manage woodlands and their deer. The object of our … Continue reading

February 5, 2018 · Leave a comment

“You said we did” the Listening Library 2017/18

The department has an established mechanism for capturing feedback from individual customers using print feedback forms. Library staff always respond in writing (usually e-mail) to comments and suggestions that have … Continue reading

January 23, 2018 · Leave a comment

“Practical Lectures, and Student Notebooks”: from the RAU Archives Collection

This term we have put up an Archives display with the theme “Practical Lectures, and Student Notebooks”. Even in the 21st century, the ability to take good notes in lectures … Continue reading

January 11, 2018 · Leave a comment

Register to study with SCONUL Access scheme in a library near you!

The RAU library is a member of the SCONUL Access scheme which allows you to access other university libraries (around 170 other university libraries across the UK and Ireland). The … Continue reading

December 15, 2017 · Leave a comment



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