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Share and share alike

It has often been said that research is about “standing on the shoulders of giants”, what has been done before is of fundamental importance to new discoveries. Crucial to this is access to research – a subject that has been in the news recently with Wellcome Trust’s decision to launch an open access e-journal eLife,  […]

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Some things in life are free!

If you got excited by our previous post about free library membership for three months (in return for helping us improve our website) then here are some more freebies that you might want to know about – this time with no strings attached. Sage Publications is currently offering Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (1999-2012) […]

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Free Three-month Library Membership

Free is not a word you hear very often, not without some strings attached, so here are ours!  If you are going to the BSAVA Congress in Birmingham this April we’d love to hear what you think about our website.  We are looking for 6-10 vets and veterinary nurses to help us fine tune our […]

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Vets on Top

Round 2 of the Trust’s careers day tour took us to the Hawkshead campus of the Royal Veterinary College on Saturday for the Association of Veterinary Student’s (AVS) Congress.  Over 200 students from vet schools far and wide braved the weather (and their hangovers) to attend.  They were rewarded with a day crammed full of lectures […]

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Behind the scenes at the Library

Library staff are busy planning an open day on Friday 3rd February from 10.30 am – 4 pm as part of  National Libraries Day (which is on Saturday 4th February). As well as giving all those who come to visit us drinks and nibbles, we will be offering you the chance to have a behind the […]

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Welcome to our blog

We are delighted to welcome you to our new blog. Very soon you will be able to read more about the Library, our news, highlights of our Collections and hopefully posts by library users. We will post our first blog soon – in the meantime find out more about what we do at: http://trust.rcvs.org.uk/library-and-information-services/ and our heritage […]