Work with us

Explore opportunities to work with the British Library, including careers, supply and venue hire.

Work with us


Find out what it's like to work here from the people themselves.

Supplying the Library

Learn about procurement procedures and becoming a supplier to the British Library.


Register for Public Lending Right (PLR) to receive payments each time that a public library lends out a copy of your work.

UK Research Reserve

UKRR helps libraries to de-duplicate their journal holdings and save space.

Legal deposit

If you're a publisher, you need to give us a copy of every UK publication you make.

Brand and image licensing

Learn about opportunities for product development and licensing.


Browse our range of books, learn how to submit works and get information on stocking our titles.

Venue hire

Host your next event with us.

Living Knowledge Network

Find out about this UK-wide partnership of national and public libraries.

Touring exhibition hire

Browse our range of exhibitions available for hire – both in the UK and abroad.

Collection metadata

Boost your library services and research with our bibliographic metadata and standards.