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Bodleian Library

One of the world's oldest and most famous libraries at Oxford University.

http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/

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British Film Institute National Library

The bfi National Library provides access to a large collection of documentation and information on film and television.

http://www.bfi.org.uk/nationallibrary/

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British Jigsaw Puzzle Library

Lending library of hand made wooden jigsaw puzzles. 3,500 puzzles in current circulation. The club has been in existence since 1933.

http://www.britishjigsawpuzzlelibrary.co.uk/

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British Library of Political and Economic Science

As well as being the working library of the London School of Economics (LSE), the library serves as a national collection of material for research on Social Sciences.

http://www.lse.ac.uk/blpes/

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British Library Public Catalogue

A free service to allow you to find out what material is held in the major Reference and Document Supply collections of the British Library.

http://blpc.bl.uk/

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British Library, Inside

Access to 10.5 million articles from 20,000 premier journals, 2.5 million conference papers, 10,000 new articles daily. Search and order directly over the Web and receive articles within two hours.

http://www.bl.uk/online/inside/

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British Library, Portico

The British Library's Online Information Server. Includes: Blaise - bibliographic records provided by the major departments of the British Library, including Humanities and Social Sciences, the Science Reference and Information Service, Oriental and India Office Collections, Music, Maps and the Document Supply Centre. Gabriel - the information server for Europe's National Libraries and the full text of the Magna Carta.

http://minos.bl.uk/

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COPAC

Unified access to the catalogues of some of the largest university research libraries in the UK and Ireland.

http://copac.ac.uk/

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Familia

Index of family history resources held by public libraries in Britain and Ireland

http://www.familia.org.uk/

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Library History Database: The British Isles to 1850

Directory with summary information arranged geographically and by type of library.

http://www.r-alston.co.uk/contents.htm

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National Marine Biological Library

Based in Plymouth, south-west England, the NMBL contains one of the world's major collections of literature on aquatic sciences and fisheries, and acts as a marine biological sciences resource for the UK.

http://www.pml.ac.uk/nmbl/

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People's Network

Government site detailing the progress of the government's project to connect all public libraries to the Internet

http://www.peoplesnetwork.gov.uk/

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Poetry Library Online

World's largest public library devoted exclusively to modern poetry. Site includes a 'Lost Quotation Noticeboard' for when you can't remember what comes next.

http://www.poetrylibrary.org.uk/

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Public Lending Right UK

Provides information on the PLR Scheme. It provides advice on eligibility, registration and payment from government for the free lending of their books by libraries.

http://www.plr.uk.com/

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Re:source

Re:source provides strategic leadership, advocacy and advice to public libraries

http://www.resource.gov.uk/

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Science Museum Library

Science Museum Library is a research library, open to the general public for reference. Our collections form a record of scientific, technological and medical change since the eighteenth century

http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/library/

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The UK Public Libraries Page

An exhaustive list of libraries, compiled by Sheila and Robert Harden with sites that make 'an effort to use the medium imaginatively' marked.

http://dspace.dial.pipex.com/town/square/ac940/ukpublib.html

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Working Class Movement Library

A collection of materials concerned with the activities, expression and enquiries of the labor movement, its allies and its enemies, since the late eighteenth century.

http://www.wcml.org.uk/

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