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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

Library visit to The Hive

On Friday 31st of March, RAU Library staff travelled to Worcester to see The Hive, the first jointly run public and university library in Europe. In addition, the uniquely-designed building … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment

Focusing on ….Country sports

Spring has sprung and the RAU Library has decided to put together a display about Country Sports. Country Sports have long been embedded in British society and culture. The display … Continue reading

April 4, 2017 · Leave a comment


Quote of the Moment

"it is not enough just to be good at what you do anymore. You also have to be adept at communicating the good and what it means to your customers" - Melinda Kenneway, 2007, Serials 20 (2) Marketing the Library


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