Research guides are available for the resources held at Durham University Archives and Special Collections. These include:
- Brief guide to Durham University Library Special Collections
- Brief guide to family and local history resources at Durham University Library Special Collections
- Medieval manuscript books in Durham University Library
- Tracing property in the Durham Halmote Court Records
- Tracing information on Durham clergy
- Tracing information on Durham churches
- Tracing information on properties within Durham Cathedral estates
- Tracing information on Durham parsonage houses
Durham Cathedral Muniments: a selection of medieval documents Images of the many types of medieval documents among the archives of Durham Cathedral, with some transcripts.
Medieval seals among the Durham Cathedral Muniments.