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Essential maintenance

There will be no access to our online resources from 4pm on Tuesday 9 June until 8.30am on Wednesday 10 June due to essential maintenance.

During this time ejournals, ebooks and databases will be unavailable. Our webchat and phone services will be available as normal.

COVID-19 (Coronavirus) - the RCN Library and Archive Service is currently online only 

Due to COVID-19 all RCN physical library spaces are now closed until further notice. For the latest Library and COVID-19 information please visit our keeping up to date page.

Library and Archive Service staff are available email, webchat and telephone during our opening hours (Mon-Fri 9am-7pm and Sat 9am-5pm). Our remote training sessions are available via Zoom and Skype.

Our online resources remain available 24/7.

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Service scrapbooks

Service scrapbooks 

Nursing, storytelling and the First World War

Service Scrapbooks showcases the long lost stories of ten unsung nursing heroes from the First World War using the nurses’ own words, sketches and photographs.

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