Our departments at a glance

Operations

We're the British Library's largest department, with over 1000 people, so we offer careers for everyone from imaging technicians to Reading Room and reference experts. Incorporating Human Resources & Information Technology.

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Collections

We're dedicated to cataloguing, archiving and preserving our collections and making them available to the widest possible audience. Many of our people are recognised experts in their field.

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Finance

Accounting and financial operations, estates and facilities management, procurement and contracting, integrated risk management, security, health and safety, strategic planning and information and programme management - all vital components in this core Department.

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Audiences

The British Library is a global brand that's constantly evolving. Our people work in a variety of roles to ensure that we deliver information in increasingly innovative and digital ways.

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People and projects

People and projects

Our amazing projects and the people who made them happen.

Interactive fact-finder

Interactive fact-finder

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