The British Library Company Profile

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Company Name The British Library
Snippet The British Library home page, For research, inspiration and enjoyment
Size 150–200 million+[1][2][3][4] items13,950,000 books[5]824,101 serial titles351,116 manuscripts (single and volumes)8,266,276 philatelic items4,347,505 cartographic items1,607,885 music scores6,000,000 sound recordings
Type National library
Budget £142 million[5]
Country United Kingdom
Founded 1973.0
Branches 1 (Boston Spa, West Yorkshire)
Director Roly Keating (chief executive, since 12 September 2012)
Industry libraries
Location Euston Road London, NW1
size_range 1001 - 5000
Established 1973 (45 years ago) (1973) (1753)
Headquarters london, greater london, united kingdom
Legal deposit Legal Deposit Libraries Act 2003 (United Kingdom), Copyright and Related Rights Act, 2000 (Republic of Ireland)
Items collected Books, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, patents, databases, maps, stamps, prints, drawings and manuscripts
Access requirements Open to anyone with a need to use the collections and services
Number of employees 652

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