Our departments at a glance
Operations and Services
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.
Scholarship and 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.
E Strategy and Information systems
In the digital information age, we ensure that the British Library is leading the way. This involves everything from programme management and architecture, to application development and network infrastructure.
Finance and Corporate services
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.
Strategic Marketing and Communications
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.
We ensure that we recruit, retain and reward the best people so the British Library continues to be an enjoyable place to visit and a rewarding place to work for everyone.