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The British Library website features a searchable database of the British Library website, Online Gallery, Catalogue records, and Journal articles.

The four sources contain the following information:[1]

  • British Library web pages - Searches 10,000 web pages from the main British Library website.
  • Online Gallery - Searches 30,000 images from Online Gallery.
  • Catalogue records - Searches the British Library Integrated Catalogue, which contains records for 14 million items, including books, serials, printed music and maps.
  • Journal articles - Searches records of over 9 million articles published, during the last five years, in the 20,000 most heavily requested journals at the British Library.

Catalogue records are available for purchase or viewing in the on-site Reading Rooms. Journal articles are available for electronic delivery from the British Library Direct service.

Sources

  1. "Search Tips and Advanced Searching." The British Library website, http://www.bl.uk/searchtips.html#scope. Accessed on January 12, 2011.

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