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The British Library on the web

The British Library website contains comprehensive information about the Library, the scope of its collections, and how to use its services. There is also a range of catalogues and digital content. Here is a selection of resources.

Search from our home page

Click on the blue British Library image (on the right) to return to our home page. The search box at the top of the page can be used to search everything on our website and main catalogue.

  • 10,000 British Library web pages
  • 13 million records from Explore the British Library
  • 90,000 pictures in the Online Gallery
  • 50,000 recordings on our Sounds site
  • 9 million articles from 20,000 top journals


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