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  • Journals at the RCN Library Julie Key Julie Key 8 Jan 2018

    Discover Maternity and Infant Care Database in 2018

    Do you always use the same database when searching? Take a look at our Collections Page for all resources available from us. 

  • Aristotle's Master-Piece Pete Folly Pete Folly 3 Jan 2018

    A rare 'Master-Piece' from the Library collection

    We explore one of the fascinating books in our special collections and find that all is not what it seems.

  • Queen and Country blog Emma Taylor Emma Taylor 3 Jan 2018

    Why our defence nursing, trauma and war exhibition is a 'must see'

    The RCN's current free exhibition ‘For Queen and Country: Nursing, Trauma and War’ provides an opportunity to look back at the role nurses have played during times of conflict.

  • Team of the Year, the Library and Archive Service with Sir Ian McKellan Janan Nuri Janan Nuri 22 Dec 2017

    Team of the Year: Library and Archive Service

    Looking back at the Library and Archive Team’s recent recognition as Team of the Year in the RCN Staff Awards, Janan Nuri reflects on the past year’s successes.

  • Richard D France Library and archive services Library and archive services 18 Dec 2017

    The Importance of Communication

    A guest post by poet Richard D France for UK Disability History Month 2017. Richard tells us about his experiences and about the importance of communication.

  • IDPD17 Elisabeth Thurlow Elisabeth Thurlow 30 Nov 2017

    Preserving our digital collections

    On International Digital Preservation Day, the RCN Library and Archive Service are celebrating our work to preserve our digital memory.  

  • Some of the RCN Library's Journal Collection Julie Key Julie Key 30 Nov 2017

    Find out the wonders of HMIC

    Do you always use the same database when searching? Make a New Year’s resolution to try HMIC. 

  • LadyGrey Library and archive services Library and archive services 22 Nov 2017

    Lady Sybil: Empire, War and Revolution

    ‘I can hardly believe that I have left you and started out. It seems such a dream. Russia feels such a long way away’.

  • The RCN Library Collections Page Mandy Watson Mandy Watson 17 Nov 2017

    Check Out Our Databases

    An introduction to some extra databases on the Library pages which may help you in your quest for information

  • AlanJointReps Alan Chalkley Alan Chalkley 7 Nov 2017

    Resources for our Reps

    The RCN Library and Archive service have recently launched a new RCN Reps resource.