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Libraries, Museums and Archives

A-Z How to Find Information


  • Network Find all about Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire library services by following the menu links at the Virtual Library home page
  • You have a large reference library available to you on the Virtual Library. The library service subscribes to many online collections of reference books, newspapers and magazines so that you can view them free on your screen. See the e-resources page to log in
  • For links to other UK public library web sites, see the Public Libraries in the United Kingdom site. At many web sites you can search library online catalogues
  • For more library services, including the British Library, see the Libraries page of WebLinks
  • You can also find details of libraries devoted to specific subject areas in the specific subject sections of the WebLinks. For example, in the Poetry section of WebLinks there is the National Poetry Library web site
  • Many specialist library web sites include online catalogues
  • Many museums on specific subjects have their own libraries. See the separate Museums page
  • See also the separate Archives section for related information




Page last updated: 5th February 2021