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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. We regret that we are experiencing technical problems with the catalogue at present, which we hope will be resolved soon.


The Church Plans Online website also gives online access to the catalogue database and digitised images of the 13,000 plans in the archive of the Incorporated Church Building Society (ICBS). View the guide to the right of this page for information on the types of material available and how to access them. Please note that the Church Plans Online website is currently undergoing maintenance.