British Library Register of Preservation Surrogates

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About the BLRPS

This is a national database with details of surrogate copies of printed books, journals etc. The copies have been made from originals held in a range of libraries and other institutions. At the moment, the copies are normally in archival microform but other formats may be available. The database is also the host for the Chadwyck-Healey Nineteenth Century filming project. To obtain a copy of a microform you need to contact the filming body. A list of the filming bodies is given below:

Accessing materials

Please contact the filming body for access arrangements

BL RPS data on Copac

Example record from the BL RPS collections:

Swing Music : A monthly magazine for rhythm clubs.
  Published: London, 1935-1936

You can browse all the titles on Copac starting with the above title.