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“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

Extended Library Opening Hours during the exam period

Date Extended Opening Hours Friday 28th April 8.45am until 10pm Saturday 29th April 10am until 8pm* Sunday 30th April 10am until 8pm* Bank Holiday Monday 1st May 10am until 8pm* … 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

LIBRARY OPENING HOURS – Easter Vacation 2017!

March 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

Accessibility and eContent: is it fit for purpose for the 21st century?”

On 24th February 2017, Sherif (formerly JIBS) hosted an event at CILIP, London. The theme was “Accessibility and eContent: is it fit for purpose for the 21st century?” It was … Continue reading

March 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

RAU (former RAC) Views Through the Ages!

Over the past few weeks we have been selecting engravings and photographs from the Archives and have now prepared a display with a collection of images of the Royal Agricultural … Continue reading

February 16, 2017 · Leave a comment

New thesis added to the library!

One more PhD student has completed her PhD successfully! Fan’s He thesis has been added to our stock (can be located in the dissertations area). The thesis title is “Assessing … Continue reading

February 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

“Women & Agriculture” current library display!

The RAU Library is celebrating “Women & Agriculture” with its current display of books and documents gathered together on this theme. Women play a significant role in agriculture the world … Continue reading

February 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

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