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Knowledge Centre

We provide a range of documents, publications and resources relating to the results of our work in Commonwealth countries. Access them through the channels below.

Visit the library and archives Library and archives

Our library and archives contain books, periodicals, conference reports, discussion and working papers, government publications and official Commonwealth publications. Some collections are available online. Archives are held as physical document collections at Marlborough House, London.

Online Public Access Catalogue


The Commonwealth iLibrary research repository motif Commonwealth iLibrary

Commonwealth Secretariat publications are now available online in a single research repository, the Commonwealth iLibrary. Titles are organised by series, year and alphabetically, and search and discovery of complete publications or even their components – articles and chapters – are just a click away.

Read and share publications for free online


Visit the publications bookstore Online bookshop

Our publications present the Commonwealth's work in member countries. The publications, of which there are around 30 a year, are available to buy through this website and also from booksellers and distributors worldwide.

Buy publications


Man with a cricket bat in batting stance on a wicket Commonwealth Image Library

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Nelson Mandela with SG Key moments in the history of the Commonwealth

From the archive