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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

Christmas trees made from re-cycled materials

Who says a Christmas tree needs to be green? This year RAU Library staff have created a recycled Christmas tree made of rolled up newspapers (which can be seen in … Continue reading

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Library Opening Hours Christmas Vacation 2017/18

November 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

Focus on Brexit & Farming …

What will Brexit mean for farming and agriculture? Will UK agriculture be more competitive once freed from the CAP? Our current library display examines the range of complex issues arising … Continue reading

November 21, 2017 · Leave a comment

‘Suggestions and Comments Wall’

In universities ‘the student voice’ has become increasingly important, and the methods of collecting feedback from students on the services they are being offered are many and varied. This academic … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Creating the digital campus: active learning spaces and technology”

A new book titled “Creating the digital campus: active learning spaces and technology” (edited by Duncan Peberdy) has been donated to the library by Anne Stevenson (one of the contributing … Continue reading

November 17, 2017 · Leave a comment

Workshop highlights from “Big impact, low budget marketing for libraries in uncertain times.”

“Libraries are very good at doing things, it feels good to do something…but thinking your way through is hard work…and we’d rather do than think”                                                     Terry Kendrick, “guru” of library … Continue reading

October 27, 2017 · Leave a comment

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



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“But after all, in a library as in a business, the best advertising is that done by good service. The good library is its own best advertisement” – John Cotton Dana


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