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The Eccles British Library Writer's Award: investing in authors

Catherine Eccles reflects on the history of the Eccles British Library Writer's Award and how it supports authors' careers. Read more

Bringing the magic of Harry Potter to life

Acting children's editor and Harry Potter fan Caroline Carpenter gives her verdict on the British Library's new Harry Potter exhibition. Read more

Reflecting on Women in Publishing

I have been reflecting on Women in Publishing (WiP), which was established in 1979, having completed two sets of interviews with Sarah O’Reilly at the... Read more

British Library turns 'Literally Swiss' for workshop and cabaret

The British Library is teaming up with a Swiss Arts Council project to create a day of events on 5th December showcasing the literature and... Read more

Literary inspiration for British Library stationery collection

The British Library is launching a range of giftable stationery and accessories for its shop, with designs inspired by Alice in Wonderland, the classic library card,... Read more

Dame Carol Black appointed British Library chair

Culture secretary Matt Hancock has appointed Dame Carol Black as chair of the British Library for a four year term. Read more

PLR to cover e-books and audiobooks

The Public Lending Right (PLR) will be extended to cover e-books and e-audiobooks borrowed from libraries from 1st July. Read more

Jolly to succeed Brazier as BL's chief librarian

Liz Jolly has been named as the new chief librarian at The British Library, succeeding Caroline Brazier who is stepping down after 15 years in the... Read more

British Library reveals 6.2% gender pay gap

Women earn 6.2% less than men per hour at the British Library, it has been revealed. Read more

Harry Potter exhibition goes online

Google is hosting the British Library’s History of Magic exhibition online as the physical version closes its doors. Read more

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