Linklaters will host a Magna Carta photography exhibition for students, which we are also supporting, as well as a special visit to the Library for their partner school, Clapton Girls’ Academy.
Our mission at the British Library is to make our intellectual heritage available to everyone for research, inspiration and enjoyment.
One of the battles women always have to fight is to maintain visibility/validity. That’s additionally true of the history of feminism.
European collection security coordination is now continued under the aegis of the Consortium of European Research Libraries, whose Collection Security working Group I chair.
The oldest UK prizes for children’s books and the only ones judged by children’s librarians, the list of winners of these Medals conjure up every child’s best memories.
Our other main contribution to the conference was a workshop showcasing some of the BL’s digital initiatives.
In the entry to Philadelphia’s Rosenbach Museum, signage for the current exhibition, Down the Rabbit Hole, notes “We are all mad here,” quoting Lewis Carroll’s grinning Cheshire Cat.
I’m very proud to say that I began working at the British Library two years ago this month.
It was wonderful to hear from a former colleague earlier this week.
Today authors and illustrators have gone online to discover how much they have made on Public Lending Right from July to June 2015. It’s a kind of pay-day and birthday rolled into one.
I was proud to represent the British Library at the first Museum as Muck (a play on the term ‘common as muck’) Annual General Meeting last month, hosted by the network’s founder Michelle McGrath at the British Museum.
The British Library will be taking part in Leeds Light Night festival on 10 and 11 October with an exciting, interactive installation on the Leeds Dock canal side based on this year’s theme of Mind, Body and Spirit.
Recently there have been a number of discussions on Twitter and elsewhere about access to e-books at the British Library.
There are opportunities and benefits for growth in open access and open scholarship when experience and knowledge is shared between Higher Education Institutes and cultural heritage organisations.