Books and Catalogues
Online Books & Papers
Commentaries online - and available for download
Each volume in several commentary series, listed for the STEP Library
Theology books online - and available for download
A huge collection, not yet organised by subject, listed for the STEP Library
Books of Extra-Biblical Ancient literature online - and available for download
A growing collection, not yet organised by subject, listed for the STEP Library
Books of Bible Manuscripts and Editions online - and available for download
A small collection so far. Collaboration invited here
- Online Books, whole books, mostly scholarly. Well classified.
- Online Books: A growing number of whole books, mostly scholarly.
Online - full books:Full texts by recognised religious scholars.
Religious Books online: Popular Jewish background books (incl. Edersheim, Lightfoot Talmud, GinzbergLegends) but no footnotes
collection of over 3,000 articles by respected scholars on around 900 religious subjects.
Buying online ebooks
If you can't get it free, you could try buying ebooks from Zondervan
25,000 books, well catalogued. Now all found at www.Archive.org.
Database of online academic collections, half of which aren't indexed by Google.
An Australian project to collect all the collections of online books. An endless task.
Links directly to new & used bookshops when you've found the book, without extra typing. Records formatted for pasting straight into your footnotes or bibliography.
The biggest English-language library catalogue in the world.
"All" the UK academic libraries in one searchable database - ie the British Library and 24 others.
Information, Journal photocopy service (costs money), Online Catalogue.
English Short Title Catalogue - pre-1800 English publications, details
Details on v irtually all English publications before 1800 in UK, USA, Canada etc
Early English Books Online (pre-1800 English publications, whole work online)
Scans of a large proportion of English publications before 1800 in UK, USA, Canada etc
Online Catalogue and lots more
A huge Theological section, specilising in German works but covering all languages
Harvard libraries - 11 university-class libraries in one huge database
A fast search engine, but not the easiest to use.
WorldCat - find a library near you
Searches the catalogues in a geographical location to find the nearest copy.
USA has bigger discounts and more books, incl. Used. Worth using for their hugeSearch database
Great discounts on Biblical Studies books, and a searchable catalogue.
New and Used books from a specialist Biblical Studies bookseller
Large secondhand Theological booksellers in England
The pick of Biblical & background material, especially good for ANE studies
"The worlds largest bookfinding service", now run by Amazon
International collection of second-hand bookshops. Can choose the country.
A good starting point for second-hand books
"Rent" eBooks or buy them then sell them back again..
European based, but also other countries. Can look up specialty.
Theology books scanned at Princeton, searchable by Author & Title