British Library Newsroom officially opened

(28 April 2014) The British Library’s new Reading Room for newspapers, broadcast and digital news officially is open for researchers.

It provides access to the UK’s national news collection – 750 million pages of newspapers and periodicals, 4.8 million archived websites and thousands of hours of broadcast news.

It is the culmination of a GBP33 million programme that included moving the vast collection of print newspapers to a purpose-built, robotic storage facility in Yorkshire.

Read the complete announcement.