These blogs express the thoughts and opinions of individual British Library staff members. You can subscribe to any blog by email.
18 April 2014 Asian and African studies
An album in Asian and African Collections of which hitherto little notice has been taken is a large but slim volume, numbered Add.21475. The album contains eight paintings mostly from the Deccan, including five large paintings illustrating verses from Keshav...
18 April 2014 The Newsroom
Welcome to the latest edition of the St Pancras Intelligencer, our weekly round-up of news about news - stories about news production, publications, apps, digitised resources, events and what is happening with the newspaper collection (and other news collections) at...
17 April 2014 Inspired by...
Malini Roy is our Visual Arts Curator and one of my favourite people at the Library. She looks after an exquisite collection of prints and drawings from South and Southeast Asia. She's chosen some of her favourite prints for our...
17 April 2014 European studies
In a guest post for European Literature Night, featured author Jonas T. Bengtsson from Denmark muses on society and freedom, concepts which inform his latest novel. Has anybody ever met society? Shaken hands with society, yelled at society. Gone on...
What's on the mind of Team America?
From our subject specialists and curators
Behind the scenes with our conservators and scientists
Supporting research with digital content
Jody Butterworth and Paul Young on histories in peril
On literature and theatre collections from the 16th century to the present day
Exploring Europe at the British Library
Business, innovation and enterprise
Our fashion, design and film blog
Cartographic and topographical materials at the British Library
Digitisation and other projects
News about our music collections and services
The latest scientific developments
Projects, events, resources and research methods
News from the Library’s Sound and Moving Image teams
News about yesterday’s news, and where news may be going
Announcements and information about the UK Web Archive
Sharing stories from the past, worldwide