Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
This page brings together publications relating to the structure of the Library, its organisation, and what we do.
5. Our policies and procedures
From 1st October 2013 the Public Lending Right (PLR) became part of the British Library. Information about PLR can be found in the PLR Publication Scheme.
Policies and procedures for the conduct of business
The Code of Practice for members of the British Library Board.
The report Becoming an Inclusive Organisation: Social Inclusion Action Plan details how the Library is defining social inclusion and key aims of the programme
The Library’s approach to risk management and associated information demonstrating its approach towards good governance.
Our Risk Management Policy defines risk and outlines our policies and limits of responsibility.
Policies and procedures for the provision of services
The British Library offers a wide range of services, please view these dedicated web pages for details:
Policies and procedures for the recruitment and employment of staff
Information on current job vacancies in London and West Yorkshire.
Our policy and approach to diversity and equal opportunities.
The British Library's Health and Safety policy
Records management and personal data policies
Details of the Library's policy on handling information enquiries.
The Library's Personal Information policy and current Data Protection notification to the Information Commissioner's Office about the personal data we are processing and why.
The British Library's policy on using closed circuit television systems.
The Library's Records Management policy.
The Library's Information Risk Management policy
The Library's Information Security policy
Charging regimes and policies
Collections and collection care
Details of our collection care policies and activities includes conservation, preservation, collection storage and security.
A list of collecting and curatorial departments can be found here.