Eccles Centre Fellowships and Awards – The British Library

The Eccles Centre offers a range of Fellowships and Awards to support the use of the British Library's collections covering the Caribbean, Canada and the United States, and to raise awareness of these resources.

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…This placement introduced me to a career path I had not considered before.…

During her PhD research placement, Laura examined the Library’s holdings of North American migrant literature.

…Everyone is really willing to help each other out…

Melissa is doing collaborative PhD research on photographs of the British West India Regiments between 1865-1914.

…I can't imagine writing another book without the British Library's collections…

Author Naomi Wood was one of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award holders (formerly the Writer in Residence programme). She used our collections to research her novel Mrs Hemingway, on Ernest Hemingway and his wives.