– Ed Vaizey, Culture Minister
Legal deposit arrangements remain vitally important.
Preserving and maintaining a record of everything that has been published provides a priceless resource for the researchers of today and the future.
So it's right that these long-standing arrangements have now been brought up to date for the 21st century, covering the UK's digital publications for the first time.
The British Library will begin to preserve the digital age for future generations after new regulations come into force.