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Tag: Special Collections

Preserving The Past For The Future

“If you don’t preserve the past, understand it and study it, then you may as well believe anything you like.”  This week, CONNECTED speaks to self-confessed history fiend and successful museum curator, Dame Diane Lees...

Exploring The Past

Looking for something to do during lockdown? Explore the University’s rare and fascinating collections from home via a new online portal. Anyone at home during lockdown can now explore ancient pottery and medieval...

Motivating Millions

From live DJ sets to video gaming challenges, CONNECTED looks at how the University of Reading community is helping to motivate millions during lockdown. It’s not easy staying motivated during a lockdown, but here at...

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...

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...