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Durham University

University Library

English Studies

Durham University Library has excellent online, print, and archive collections for researchers and students. If you need any help with finding or using resources in the library or online, please get in touch with your Faculty Librarian Richard Pears who will be happy to help. You can also view our finding information pages.

You can use the DISCOVER to search for resources such as books, eBooks and journal articles.


You can also search individual, subject-based databases such as:


Search for news, including today's editions of newspapers as well as online newspaper archives and monitoring services

Theses and dissertations

Access Durham theses as well as theses and dissertations from other UK and international universities

Your Faculty Librarian