A list of links to online resources
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The following is a non-exhaustive list of online resources related to Tolkien studies.

We also provide links to other Tolkien or Tolkien-related societies from across the world as these organisations may be also be able to provide you with assistance.

General Resources

Tolkien Gateway – the world’s largest Tolkien encyclopaedia

The Mythgard Institute – Online Tolkien and Tolkien-related courses taught by some of the leading Tolkien scholars

The Tolkien Professor – a series of Tolkien podcasts by the Tolkien Professor, Corey Olsen

The Lord of the Rings Project - a genealogy of characters in Tolkien’s mythology, along with many innovative ways of analysing the books

Middle-earth Network – a media company with branches in news, entertainment, broadcasting, publishing, social networking, new media development and higher education,  centred around fantasy, science-fiction and history

Tolkien Brasil – a Portuguese website for Tolkien fans in Brasil

Dan Smith’s Fantasy Fonts – Fonts for Tengwar, Cirth and other systems.

The Lord of the Rings Fanatics Plaza – an active forum for Tolkien fans

The Encyclopedia of Arda – a large Tolkien encyclopaedia put together by Mark Fisher


Linguistic Resources

The Elvish Linguistic Fellowship – includes linguistics resources and information on their publications

TolkLang – a mailing for those interested in Tolkien languages



Bibliographical Resources

Åke Bertenstam’s Tolkien Page – includes a chronological bibliography of Tolkien’s works and books about Tolkien

Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull – two premier Tolkien scholars with excellent addenda and corrigenda

Tolkien Library – a website about collecting Tolkien books – aims to list all British editions of Tolkien publications

Tolkien Collector’s Guide

J.R.R. Tolkien: A Collection – an individual’s large Tolkien collection with photographs


News Sites – a Tolkien and Peter Jackson film fan site

Middle-earth News – a fan site specialising in Tolkien news

Legendarium – fantasy and sci-fi news from the Middle-earth Network



The Official J.R.R. Tolkien Book Shop – run by HarperCollins

The Tolkien Shop – the website of the only brick-and-mortar shop dedicated to Tolkien

Blackwell’s – a long-established bookseller based in Oxford which usually has a very healthy stock of Tolkien books



HarperCollins – Tolkien’s UK publishers

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt – Tolkien’s US publishers

Walking Tree Publishers – a small publishing house producing some interesting critical works, including Root and Branch.

Oloris Publishing – the publishing house of the Middle-earth Network


Other Societies

The Mythopoeic Society – a non-profit international literary and educational organisation, based in the United States, for the study and enjoyment of fantasy and mythic literature, especially the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, and Charles Williams and other Inklings.

Unquendor – The Dutch Tolkien Society

Sociedade de Tolkien Brasileira – The Brazilian Tolkien Society

Elanor – Het Tolkien Genootschap – The Flemish Tolkien Society

Arthedain – The Tolkien Society of Norway

Mithlond – the Gothenburg Tolkien Society of Sweden

Suomen Tolkien Seura – The Finnish Tolkien Society

Společnost Přátel Díla Pana JRR Tolkiena – The Czech Tolkien Society

Forodrim – The Stockholm Tolkien Society

Deutsche Tolkien Gesellschaft e.V. – The German Tolkien Society

Società Tolkieniana Italiana – The Italian Tolkien Society

Società Tolkieniana Svizzera Smial del Ticino – the Ticino Smial (Italian-speaking) of the Tolkien Society of Switzerland

Bri – The Danish Tolkien Society

Sociedad Tolkien Española – The Spanish Tolkien Society

Dor-lómin – a Smial of the Spanish Tolkien Society

Asociación Tolkien Argentina – The Argentine Tolkien Association

The Greek Tolkien Society

Sociedad Tolkien Chilena – The Tolkien Society of Chile

The Israeli Tolkien Society

Skies of Rohan – The Idaho & Montana (USA) Tolkien Society

Sociedad Tolkiendili de México, A.C. – The Mexican Tolkien Society

Heren Istarion – The Northeast (USA) Tolkien Society

lovensko Tolkienovo drustvo Gil-galad – The Slovenian Tolkien Society

The Hungarian Tolkien Society

Österreichischen Tolkiengesellschaft – The Austrian Tolkien Society

Sociedad Tolkien Peruana – The Peruvian Tolkien Society

Keskmaa Ordu – The Estonian Tolkien Society

Associazione Romana Studi Tolkieniani  – The Roman Association of Tolkien Studies

Almarenska družina – The Croatian Association of Tolkien Fans

The Charles Williams Society – Charles Williams was a member of the Inklings

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