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Digital Collections @ Princeton Theological Seminary Library

  • Theological Commons — The Theological Commons is a digital library of materials on theology and religion, developed in partnership with the Internet Archive, a nonprofit dedicated to building and maintaining a free and openly accessible online digital library. More about the Theological Commons
  • Princeton Theological Seminary Journals — Featured collection in the Theological Commons. A digitized collection of journals published by, or closely associated with, Princeton Theological Seminary from 1825 to the present.
  • Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church, and Culture —The Princeton Lectures on Youth, Church, and Culture foster original scholarship pertaining to youth and the contemporary church. This lecture series, begun in 1996, is sponsored by The Institute for Youth Ministry at Princeton Theological Seminary. The lectures are fully searchable and can be read online or downloaded as PDF documents.
  • Guides to Manuscript Collections — A searchable database of over 200 guides to manuscripts located in the Library’s Special Collections.
  • Abraham Kuyper Bibliography — This classified bibliography of works about Abraham Kuyper currently contains over 1,400 records compiled by the staff of the Princeton Theological Seminary Library and the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, assisted by Kuyper scholars worldwide. (Visit the Digital Collections Overview page for information about and links to the Abraham Kuyper Digital Archive.)
  • Web Archive — Because web sites change frequently, ephemeral but valuable content is easily lost over time. The Web Archive project at Princeton Theological Seminary collects, preserves, and provides access to web content for current and future generations of researchers by capturing copies of selected web sites at regular intervals.

Other Freely Accessible Resources

The Princeton Theological Seminary Library also maintains a useful list of current, freely available online resources that may be of use to alumni and others.

This list includes web directories, Biblical studies material, religious image databases, online texts, Presbyterian Church (USA) ordination exam archives, statistical and data resources, worship and preaching resources, theses, catalogs of research libraries, and bibliographies.

Looking for a shorter list? Try these open access resources in the Databases A-Z List. You'll find HathiTrust in this list.