British Library

September 18, 2023
The British Library has announced that it has acquired the archive of politician and academic Shirley Williams (1930-2021), commonly regarded as one of the most infl
September 12, 2023
Even when fielding everyday reference queries at the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin, I try not on
September 12, 2023
A major new exhibition, Fantasy: Realms of Imagination, at the British Library will explore the evolution of fantasy.
September 6, 2023
The manuscript of Tikune Shabat (prayers and devotions for the Sabbath) sold for a hammer price of £57,000 at Hansons Auctioneers (Sept 5) after an in
August 31, 2023
Penny Bloods: Gothic Tales of Dangerous Women, edited by Nicole C.
July 31, 2023
In the age of snippet reviews, being a wordy blogger may seem disadvantageous. But not for me. I could never have written my book otherwise, writes Kate Jackson.
July 14, 2023
Through the use of new imaging technology, the British Library has been able to uncover hidden text in William Camden’s Annals, the first official account o
July 11, 2023
As the Ashes cricket series between England and Australia continues to entertain, an anonymous donor has safeguarded the public future of one of the world's rarest cricket books.
July 11, 2023
This month marks 50 years since the British Library began operations in July 1973
June 22, 2023
The eighth annual Bodies From The Library conference at the British Library takes place on June 24 and there's still time to obtain last minute tickets.