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Tag: Library

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...

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...

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...