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45 Hebrew manuscripts go digital

We celebrate the start of Passover with a landmark digitisation project allowing free access to our outstanding Hebrew Manuscript Collection

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Murder Underground and Death on the Cherwell

Two new books have just been published in our British Library crime classics series, both by Mavis Doriel Hay

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Easter holiday opening times

Our St Pancras building is closed Fri 18 - Sun 20 April: exhibitions and Shop are open on Easter Mon 21 Apr, 11.00 - 17.00; Reading Rooms closed

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Comics Unmasked Competition - deadline for entry 20 April 2014

Create an original comic inspired by our Comics Unmasked exhibition and get your work seen by key names in the comic world

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Planned maintenance Sun 20 April

Some of our online systems will be unavailable

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