Sound and vision blog

About this blog

Discover more about the British Library's 6 million sound recordings and the access we provide to thousands of moving images; about digitisation projects, new acquisitions, and other news concerning the Library’s unique sound and moving image collections.

This blog is written by our curators, cataloguers, audio engineers and other British Library staff, and occasionally by guest authors.

More information

Recorded sound at the British Library

Save Our Sounds

Moving images at the British Library

British Library Sounds website: listen to a worldwide selection of over 50,000 music, spoken word and environmental sounds from the Library’s collections.

British Library sound archive on Twitter

Buy audio CDs from our Online Shop

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