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The British Library is focused on delivering the best return to the taxpayer from the public funding it receives, while generating additional revenue from philanthropic sources and commercial services. It has an outstanding record of efficiency and innovative thinking and can demonstrate that it creates significant economic value for users and the wider economy.
We provide unparalleled resources for research and higher education, and our digital initiatives are transforming how researchers can use our collection. We also campaign on reforming copyright law to create better conditions for researchers.
Our collections are an unrivalled record of the UK’s cultural heritage. Our cultural and learning programme reaches thousands of people every year, and our international partnerships share our unique resources worldwide.
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