Google and a whole host of other institutions have put their name behind a letter to the Times newspaper which criticises the UK's current copyright laws.
The British Library has struck a deal with Google to make a portion of its enviable collection of 17th and 18th century texts available to search and view online.
The British Library has released its first iPad and smartphone app, compatible with iPhones and Android mobiles.
The British Library is planning on scanning a whopping 40 million UK newspaper pages over the next ten years, as part of a new UK news archive initiative.
The British Library, along with several other institutions, has warned that the UK's web heritage could vanish forever if it's not granted the "right to archive" - that is, to capture and keep sites.
Amazon has sealed as deal with the British Library to make a whopping 65,000 books available to Kindle owners and via CreateSpace's Print on-Demand service.
Around 800 pages of the world's oldest surviving bible have been made available online - with the 1,600 year old Codex Sinaiticus being made available for all.