Legal Deposit UK Web Archive

Legal Deposit for UK online publications came into effect in April 2013. The Legal Deposit Libraries now have a mandate to collect and preserve freely available UK online publications. This is mainly implemented through periodic crawling of the entire UK web domain, undertaken by the British Library on behalf of the six Legal Deposit Libraries.

These pages provide information on:

If you are a website owner, you may find it useful to consult information from the British Library regarding the mechanisms used to harvest content for the Legal Deposit UK Web Archive.

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