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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

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

Celebrating 10 years of the RAU Library blog!

This year marks the 10th birthday of our library blog  which serves the University community, the general public, and a much wider audience across the globe.     A quick … Continue reading

December 6, 2017 · 1 Comment



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