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These blogs express the thoughts and opinions of individual British Library staff members. You can subscribe to any blog by email.

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Medieval manuscripts blog

Getting a bit fruity

02 August 2014 Medieval manuscripts

How much fruit and veg should we be eating? Five portions a day, or seven? How much is a portion, and what counts? The Medieval Manuscripts Blog claims no authority on the matter, but seeks out the wisdom of the...

European studies blog

The unvanquished city: Warsaw Uprising 1944

01 August 2014 European studies

Hundreds of books have been published in Poland about the Warsaw Uprising. However, 70 years later the Poles are still divided whether it was the right or wrong decision to launch it. In July 1944, after almost five years of...

Untold lives blog

Queen Anne is dead!

01 August 2014 Untold lives

Queen Anne, last of the Stuart line of monarchs, died on 1 August 1714. Three hundred years later, she is still brought to mind through the expressions ‘Queen Anne is dead’ and ‘As dead as Queen Anne’. ‘Queen Anne is...

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Americas studies

Americas studies

What's on the mind of Team America?

Asian and African studies

Asian and African studies

From our subject specialists and curators

Collection care

Collection care

Behind the scenes with our conservators and scientists

Digital scholarship

Digital scholarship

Supporting research with digital content

Endangered archives

Endangered archives

Jody Butterworth and Paul Young on histories in peril

English and drama

English and drama

On literature and theatre collections from the 16th century to the present day

European studies

European studies

Exploring Europe at the British Library

Innovation and enterprise

Innovation and enterprise

Business, innovation and enterprise

Inspired by

Inspired by

Fashion, film, design and all things creative

Maps and views

Maps and views

Cartographic and topographical materials at the British Library

Medieval manuscripts

Medieval manuscripts

Digitisation and other projects

Music

Music

News about our music collections and services

Science

Science

The latest scientific developments

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Social science

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Sound and vision

Sound and vision

News from the Library’s Sound and Moving Image teams

The Newsroom

The Newsroom

News about yesterday’s news, and where news may be going

UK web archive

UK web archive

Announcements and information about the UK Web Archive

Untold lives

Untold lives

Sharing stories from the past, worldwide