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Lambeth Palace Library has separate online catalogues for its collections of printed books, and archives and manuscripts.

The online printed books catalogue includes over 130,000 items held by the Library, including the entire collections of printed books, prints and periodicals. It does not generally contain records for the Sion College collections, for which card catalogues are available. Printed books in the Library are also included in COPAC and Search25.

The online catalogue of archives and manuscripts includes descriptions of original records held at the Library and at the Church of England Record Centre, although it is not complete, with new entries being added on a regular basis. 

Selected items from the collections are available in the Library's image management system. For more information on the image collections and help in using the system, please click the links on the right hand side of this page.

Catalogue data on the archive of the Incorporated Church Building Society (ICBS) formerly available via the Church Plans Online website is now available in the archives catalogue. The digitised images of the 13,000 plans are available in the image management system.