New user? Register here:
Email Address:
Password:
Retype Password:
First Name:
Last Name:
Existing user? Login here:
 
 
News >

On the books

THE Church of England has expanded its central website to include a section on libraries and archives ( www.cofe.anglican.org/about/librariesandarchives).

The new area is essentially a portal to the documentary heritage of the Church of England, and contains information about Lambeth Palace Library, the Church of England Record Centre, and the library of the Cathedral and Church Buildings Division. There are also links to other ecclesiastical libraries and archives in the UK.

The Lambeth Palace Library has 4600 manuscripts - some from the ninth century - and 200,000 printed books, and is one of Britain's oldest public libraries. The catalogue is online. A free reader's ticket is granted at the librarian's discretion.

"I hope these pages will provide a gateway to the many and varied collections in the Church, and will improve the awareness and use of these hidden gems," says Declan Kelly, the director of libraries, archives and information services.

send your web news to webed@churchtimes.co.uk


 

Job of the week

Priest in Charge

South East

Diocese of Chelmsford is currently looking to fill the following posts Priest-in-charge, St Mary, Prittlewell This ancient parish, in Southend-on-Sea is looking for a priest in the Liberal-Cathol...  Read More

Signup for job alerts
Top feature

Called on to build a new kind of bridge

Called on to build a new kind of bridge

Two days after her consecration in York, Gavin Drake meets the new Bishop of Stockport  Subscribe to read more

Question of the week
Is a fundamentalist approach to religion always wrong?

To prevent multiple voting, we now ask readers to be logged in. This is free, quick and easy, honestly. Click here to login or register

Top comment

Dissing the D-word

Angela Tilby: Discipleship as a convenient term to ramp up the commitment of the laity sounds alien to Anglican instincts, and it is. I hope Synod members are gearing up for creative revolt  Read More

Thu 29 Jan 15 @ 20:15
The @churchtimes is looking for a new part-time features editor. Details http://t.co/X6vIshebKe. Deadline Monday 2/2/15 Please RT

Thu 29 Jan 15 @ 18:25
CofE statement: such comments "unacceptable" at any time but especially cause "deep sorrow & shame" so close to Holocaust Memorial Day.