Freedom of Information Publication Scheme
This page brings together publications relating to the structure of the Library, its organisation, and what we do.
7. The services we offer
From 1 Oct 2013 the Public Lending Right (PLR) became part of the British Library. Information about PLR can be found in the PLR Publication Scheme.
Information about our collections and catalogues
Details of The British Library's major collections.
Description and access to all the Library's catalogues available online.
Our collection development policy and associated policies.
Details of access arrangements for visitors with disabilities.
Our accessibility statement for The British Library website.
Details of our exhibitions and events.
Services for which fees are charged and details of those charges
Opportunities for volunteers
The British Library is currently unable to offer any voluntary opportunities.
The British Library offers a wide range of education services for teachers and learners of all ages, as well as providing world class research facilities for the Higher Education sector.
Publications, leaflets, booklets and newsletters
The Library's own publications can be found in its shop, available at St Pancras and online. Newsletters and email alerts are available from many of our specialised departments; please see the relevant section for details.
Advice and guidance
Please see our Collection care pages for advice and guidance on how to preserving your own books as well as handling collection items.
Our online Press Room, with contact details, press releases and RSS feed.
Publication for the purposes of Part 6 of the Tribunals, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007
The Ethical Future Acquisitions Policy is the British Library's public statement of its ethical position in respect of future acquisitions of material of cultural or heritage value.