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Last updated:30 November 2015

Catalogue Introduction

Welcome to the Working Class Movement Library's online catalogue

You can use the online catalogue to search all our catalogued items

Photograph of volumes of State TrialsThe Library catalogue database contains details of our books, pamphlets and journals

The Archives database contains details of our archival material including trade union records, personal papers and records of organisations. It also contains details of the objects we hold such as banners, pictures, mugs and badges.

Features of the catalogue include:

  • Links to audio files and other online library documents
  • Links to relevant external websites
  • Links between related library and archive materials
  • More detail about journal articles
  • More information about journal name changes

Click here to search the catalogue

How to search the catalogue

Searching the catalogue is quite straightforward.  There a variety of ways of searching the catalogue, from a simple search to more complex searches. And if you have any problems, just hit the help button.

Once you have found what you are looking for you can use the contact us page to book an appointment and send us a list of the items you would like to see.

Search for an author

The best way to search for an author is to use the Advanced Search and enter the author's name in the format last name, first name/initial, e.g. Castle, Barbara or Hardie, K. 

Uncatalogued items

Not all the items held in the library have been catalogued yet, but we do have lists of uncatalogued items on some of the other pages of this website.