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Pusey House Library: Online resources

Welcome

These lists were created to help people keep studying during the Covid-19 lockdown, but some of the resources may still be useful now that access to physical collections is restored.

We can now welcome people back into the Library to use our physical collections - please book in advance via https://tinyurl.com/puseyhouselib

History

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 Bodleian cardholders 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.

Theology

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:

Philosophy

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.

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 pusey.librarian@stx.ox.ac.uk.