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RAU Library Opening hours

Just to let you know from Monday 19th April the Library Opening hours will be as follows: We will continue to operate a Click & Sit/Click & Collect service. For … Continue reading

April 19, 2021 · Leave a comment

RAU Library and Covid-19 crisis: reflection of a year! 

  On 23 March 2021 we marked the anniversary of the first UK lockdown. With this opportunity we took a moment to reflect on how our library has reacted to … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Library Opening Hours: Easter Vacation 2021

March 17, 2021 · Leave a comment

Best of Both Worlds – Making the Most of the Library Remotely Using Learning Technology. A Graphic Guide.

The RAU Learning Technologists and Library staff work together to ensure that you can make the most of the resources on offer whether that is remotely or for those of … Continue reading

March 11, 2021 · Leave a comment

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


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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