Strategic plansThe Library's statement of Vision and Purpose for 2015-2023, Living Knowledge.
The Library's previous Vision for the year 2020.
The Library's previous strategic plan from 2011-2015, Growing Knowledge.
Annual business plan
A copy of our current and previous year's annual reports.
The Library's KPI's and other performance statistics for 2017/18.
Internal and external reviews of our performance
Statistics relating to our performance can also be found in our Annual Report.
Funding agreement reports
After the close of financial year 2007-08, DCMS discontinued the requirement for the Library to report in this way as the relevant data is now routinely included in our Annual Reports.
Privacy Impact Assessments
Nothing to report.
An overview of the British Library's code of service.
Visitor figures and audience researchAnnual number of visitors to the British Library's onsite or virtual public access facilities:
- 2017/18 - 27,134,000
- 2016/17 - 25,415,000
- 2015/16 - 21,123,000
- 2014/15 - 19,930,000
Freedom of Information performance statistics
Details of the British Library's performance on handling requests for information under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.