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Modern British and Irish Poetry: Collections

The British Museum presents details of their extensive poetry collections, with an online catalogue, details for access, and events listing.

Poetry Archive

Not for profit organisation offers access to poets reading their own work, some are historic recordings, others made for the archive. Includes poet in residence, new recordings, glossary and tips for listening. PoetryArchive

Poetry Library

Comprehensive collection of British poetry from 1912 onwards, housed at the Royal Festival Hall in London and part of the national inter-lending service accessed via local libraries. Allows text downloads.

Scottish Poetry Library

Library with an emphasis on contemporary Scottish poetry. Postal borrowing service and inter-library lending via local libraries plus articles and some poetry online. ByLeavesWeLive

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