British Library On Demand maintenance completed

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British Library On Demand is available for use again after we successfully completed our maintenance.

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Our maintenance plan is now completed and all On Demand services are available again. You can search and order items from our catalogue right now.

Once again we would like to thank you for your patience and understanding.

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.


News stories

On Demand operating hours this Christmas and New Year

8 December 2020

The British Library will have extended closing times over Christmas and New Year

Auto renewal fee on On Demand loans suspended

8 December 2020

The auto renewal fee on British Library On Demand loans will remain suspended until the new year.

Matching via the API

8 December 2020

Matching/searching our content using the On Demand API

Change in price to the CLA default Copyright fee

8 December 2020

The Copyright Licensing Agency (CLA) default copyright fee will be rising from £20.00 to £22.50 on 1 January 2021.