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Using other libraries

The British Library

You can use the Reading Rooms in London and Yorkshire for personal study and to access the collection with a free Reader Pass. Borrowing is not permitted.

Apr 2024: The BL is continuing to experience a major technology outage as a result of a cyber-attack. The buildings are open as usual but the website, online systems and services, as well as some onsite services are still affected.
Visit the BL website for more info.

The Business & IP Centre

The Business & IP Centre (BIPC) and Reading Room is located on Floor 1 in the British Library St Pancras site.
There is also a growing network of BIPCs offering business support in local libraries across London and the rest of the UK.
Visit the BIPC website for more info.