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New Food and Noise Policy

The Library has listened to your requests and has reviewed the noise and food policy for RAU Library. We seek to create and maintain a comfortable and productive learning environment … Continue reading

October 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

The University Shield and Crest: past and present

Arvorum Cultus Pecorumque’ “The Cultivations of the Field and of beasts” Virgil’s Georgics Book 4 line 559   The Royal Agricultural University or RAU (previously known as the Royal Agricultural … Continue reading

September 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

Arthur Young – Agriculturalist and Traveller

“God sleeps in the minerals, awakens in plants, walks in animals, and thinks in man.” ― Arthur Young   In our new display you will meet one of the first … Continue reading

August 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

New: Jstor Sustainability

The Library is pleased to announce that we now subscribe to Sustainability collection (from  Jstor) which contains journals, ebooks and research reports covering environmental stresses and their impact on society. The useful … Continue reading

August 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

Country Life June 28 2017

In COUNTRY LIFE of June 28th 2017, Mark Griffiths investigates the true story of healing with herbs and Britain’s history of folk medicine. Keen-eyed library staff spotted that this Country … Continue reading

July 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Top Titles!

Wondering which titles were borrowed most often during the period October 2016-June 2017 (end of academic year).  Here is the list of the top 10 book loans, 10 most popular … Continue reading

June 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Times Higher Education now available online

The RAU Library is pleased to announce that all staff and students now have access to the Times Higher Education (THE) online.  As well as access to current and archived … Continue reading

June 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

University of Bath visit to RAU Library

On Wednesday 14th of June, twenty library staff from the University of Bath visited our library as part of their staff development programme. They were interested in finding out more … Continue reading

June 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

“May Ball” Library Display

Did you know that back in 1949-50 the RAU May Ball had a different name? In the Royal Agricultural College Journal it is referred to as the “Summer Term Dance”. … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

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