Online Resources

Warburg Institute Resources


Databases and e-resources: JSTOR, Patrologia Latina and Acta Sanctorum are accessible to all readers with a valid Warburg Library card; remote access to other e-resources is limited to Warburg staff/students due to licence restrictions. 

All resources made free or with extended access for the duration of the COVID-19 closure can be shown by choosing 'Open during COVID-19 closure' under 'all database types' from the dropdown menu at the top of the page.

To access JSTOR, Patrologia Latina and Acta Sanctorum with your valid Warburg library card, click on the relevant link from our list of databases and e-resources. When prompted enter your name (Firstname Surname) and the barcode number on the back of your library card. 

If your library card has recently expired or is due to run out, we are happy to renew it temporarily in order to ensure remote access to these resources while we are closed. Please email us at including in your message your full name and barcode number. 

The Warburg Digital Library (open access) 

Warburg Commons (open access) 

The Warburg Library catalogue includes links from individual records to electronic versions (some links may not be accessible remotely or may only be accessible to Warburg staff/students due to licence restrictions) 

The library is here to help students and readers. You can contact us at We are available to answer your questions Monday to Saturday 10am to 6pm.

Photographic Collection

To date we have digitized just over 20% of the Warburg Institute Photographic Collection, focussing on mythology and astrology, which can be viewed via the Warburg Institute Iconographic database 


The Warburg Archive CALM database - At present this catalogue provides information relating to parts of the WIA holdings: the correspondence from 1873 to 1933 (RefNo WIA GC and WIA FC) and the collection of index card boxes (WIA III.2.1.ZK). 


Other Digital Resources

Open access resources and resources providing temporary free access can be found on our research guides at

Our colleagues at the Roman and Hellenic Library at the Institute of Classics have made a comprehensive list of all Open Access resources for classicists:

As have our colleagues at the Institute of Historical Research Wohl Library