The National Archives Library loaded

Copac is pleased to announce that the Library holdings of The National Archives have been added to Copac. The collection serves primarily as a research library for users of the archive and holds approximately 65,000 books and journals as well as online resources. It is open to visitors and staff of The National Archives.

The Library holds publications from the 17th century onwards and is still growing.  Primarily

Image from The National Archives, under CC-BY

Image from The National Archives, under CC-BY

a history library, its collection includes local history record society series, military history especially covering the First and Second World Wars, family history and directories including London Post Office directories.  It also houses complete sets of the published State Papers and other calendars of public records, a good collection of Acts and Statutes and a range of academic journals. A growing number of online resources are also available.

To browse, or limit your search to the holdings of The National Archives library, go to the main tab on and choose ‘The National Archives Library from the list of libraries.

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