Our collections

The Leiden University libraries collectively own more than 5,2 million books, more than 44,000 e-journals, more than 1 million e-books and hundreds of databases and other electronic resources. The Special Collections consist of manuscripts, old prints, engravures, photos, maps and other materials from all around the world. Comprehensive information about our collections can be found in the Collection Profile of the Leiden University library collections.

Addresses and opening hours 2016

This is an overview of the addresses and opening hours for 2016 of the Leiden University Libraries and the Leiden University Medical Center's Library (Walaeus).

Follow Leiden University Libraries online

Apart form the website, you can also follow the Leiden University Libraries online on other places. Find us on Facebook or Twitter, register for the RSS feeds on our Digital Highlights or weblogs.

Join the Library Panel

The Library Panel has been  launched by Leiden University Libraries (UBL) to  learn how students and staff think about (future) services and products of the UBL.

Satisfaction survey LibQUAL+

In November 2014 the Leiden University Libraries (UBL) will conduct a large-scale survey of the satisfaction with its services among Leiden University students and staff. The survey will be conducted using LibQUAL+. This page contains more information on LibQUAL+.