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British Library

The British Library

St Pancras

96 Euston Road

London

NW1 2DB

Description : The British Library is the national library of the United Kingdom, and is the world\'s largest library in terms of total number of items. The library is a major research library, holding over 150 million items from many countries, in many languages and in many formats, both print and digital: books, manuscripts, journals, newspapers, magazines, sound and music recordings, videos, play-scripts, patents, databases, maps, stamps, prints, drawings. The Library's collections include around 14 million books (second only to the United States\' Library of Congress), along with substantial holdings of manuscripts and historical items dating back as far as 2000 BC.