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Books In A Modern Era

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, talks to CONNECTED and reflects on why the Library and its books are still so important for learning and our imagination.   Modern universities are global institutions. Our students today come from all...

Transforming Our Library

The University of Reading completes a £40 million refurbishment project to bring the Library into the modern day, focusing on improving the student experience and environmental sustainability. To a university student, a library is more than just an...

Celebrating Our Library

This week, Reading marked the opening of its newly refurbished Library with an Open House event and two exhibitions to celebrate the building’s history, and the prestigious special collections held by the University. Originally starting out as a...

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Books In A Modern Era

Vice-Chancellor, Professor Robert Van de Noort, talks to CONNECTED and reflects on why the Library and its books are still so important for learning and our imagination.   Modern universities are global institutions...

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The History Of The Library

Students and alumni reflect on the history of the Library over the years and share their experiences and memories of the building since its opening in 1923. The history of the University’s Library stretches back well...

Student Centred Study

Reading students reflect on why the Library is so important to them and why your support is essential to their experience. Four years ago, Reading embarked on a huge project to refurbish the University’s Library. To...

Transforming Our Library

The University of Reading completes a £40 million refurbishment project to bring the Library into the modern day, focusing on improving the student experience and environmental sustainability. To a university student, a...

Returning to Reading

Dr Kristina West explains how returning to Reading to do a master’s in children’s literature inspired her to continue her studies.  Years after obtaining her BA at Reading, Dr Kristina West discovered that the...

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