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Pusey House Library: Online resources


We hope that the lists below will help you to carry on with your studies and research while the Library is closed.

As well as assisting in finding online resources, we're happy to email scans of our own physical items, where possible. However, please note that we're unable to purchase e-books and, as a reference library, we unfortunately cannot provide postal loans.

If you have a Bodleian reader's card, it is worth checking the Bodleian Libraries' Keeping the University Reading page for useful tips and updates.


The Religious Archives Group have complied a helpful list for anyone studying British religious history. It includes archival records for Christian, Jewish and Muslim communities, information on religious buildings, and more. To view the list, click on item 6 on the RAG's Guidance page.

The Bodleian History Faculty Library have produced a detailed guide to online primary sources, which includes several pages of suggestions for church historians (pp. 18-21). Please note that some of these resources are available to Oxford University members only.

For more general historical research, the following can also be useful:

There is a Bodleian History Faculty Library Diigo page with hundreds more suggestions, and the Institute of Historical Research has a helpful list of Open and Free Access Materials for Research.

It's worth following the Bodleian History Faculty Library's blog for further ideas and updates. If you have a Bodleian reader's card, you can also recommend an e-book for them to purchase.


If you wish to learn more about the Oxford Movement, the following may help:

For general research, the Bodleian Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library recommend the following websites:

If you have a Bodleian reader's card, you can also recommend an e-book for the PTFL to purchase.

Wycliffe Hall Library recommend Bible Gateway (where you can read the Bible in 200 different versions and 70 different languages!), plus the Internet Sacred Texts Archive and the World Religion Database.

Other useful online resources include:


The following may be helpful if you're studying the philosophy of religion:

The Bodleian Philosophy and Theology Faculties Library recommend the following general resources:

If you have a Bodleian reader's card, you can also recommend an e-book for the PTFL to purchase.

The current free access to the HathiTrust Digital Library and Perlego covers many useful e-books on philosophy. (Please note that these sites are available to Oxford University members only.)

We hope to welcome you back soon!

A photograph of the reading room at Pusey House.

In the meantime, if you have any questions or comments, don't hesitate to contact