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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...

Building The Library’s Bookshelf

Three years on from our last fundraising appeal, we look at the impact of your generous support in helping our students.  In 2017, we asked you to help us purchase necessary books and journals for the University...

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...

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...