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Accessing manuscripts and archives and obtaining a Letter of introduction or recommendation
If you have a Reader Pass you can access a number of our electronic resources on a personal device, wherever you are.
Contact details for our Reference Enquiry Team who can help you with short research enquiries
Now and again we make beta (development) systems available to you to try out
You need a British Library Online Account to use many of our services.
What you need to know about copying British Library collections in our Reading Rooms
You can take photos of our collection items yourself in British Library Reading Rooms
We collect thousands of electronic journals, books and websites and hundreds of databases. You need to come to the Libra...
We may have more than one holding, or item, of a title you wish to see; you choose which item to order.
A guide to sources for family history and genealogy research, and where to find them.
Find answers to and guidance on our most frequently asked questions about the Remote Eresources service.
How to locate items in our largest single manuscript collection
Details of Arabic manuscripts are to be found in a number of catalogues
How to access medieval and early modern European documentary collections
There are several catalogues for our Chinese material