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Tag: Books

The Power Of Words

An aspiring teacher-turned-author and Reading graduate, Charlotte Coster, has been using her gifts to change lives amid the COVID-19 crisis. Charlotte cannot remember a time when books were not a part of her life –...

Library Guide For Alumni

Do you want to access free online research but are no longer a Reading student? The University of Reading Library has got you covered with their new guide to Open Access resources, available for alumni to use. Whether...

Real Jobs

Real Jobs, a sector-leading programme run by the Department of Typography and Graphic Communication, brings together Reading students and clients in need of design support for personalised work placements that offer...

Workout At Home

Reading graduate, James Buckley, speaks to CONNECTED about his new e-book – Workout At Home – designed to help people keep fit within their own four walls during lockdown. On the surface it may seem that James – who...

Shielding From COVID-19

CONNECTED speaks to Reading graduate, Dr David Sykes, to discover what it’s like to shield for over 100 days and how he has been applying his expertise in microbiology to the fight against COVID-19. Rewind three-and-a...

Essential Reading

CONNECTED discovers how the University ensured students could still access the books that are integral to their studies during the lockdown last term, and the important role University donors played in this process. The...

Achieving Dreams

As our finalists prepare to embark on their journeys beyond university, CONNECTED shares what two of our inspirational alumni have achieved since graduating from Reading. With graduation ceremonies unfortunately...

Keep Calm And Get Reading

Dr Holly Joseph and Dr Nicola Wilson speak to CONNECTED about how reading can be used to alleviate homeschooling worries, and help individuals keep calm during the current crisis. Book clubs and the Blitz With many of...

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...