The holiday is over and from August 24 our opening hours are back to normal.
In the last week of August 2015 the printers in the libraries are replaced by color printers.
Starting September 5, 2015, the University Library will be open from 10h00 to 23h00 on Saturdays and Sundays. Café UBé too wil extend its weekend opening hours, from 10h00 to 20h00.
Would you like to keep abreast of the newest library acquisitions for your subject? Then create an email alert and receive weekly the newest acquisitions in your mailbox. Fast and easy.
The Open Stacks are renovated to create more space for materials and study places. Therefore, we have temporarily moved the KITLV reading room, periodicals and KERN collection.
Over summer we adapt the library opening hours. Make sure to check our website to plan your visit.
The Mendeley app is now available for Android. Download the app to easily access your library, to annotate pdf’s and to sync with Mendeley Web.
If you use Browzine, you can send articles directly from the app to reference managers like Endnote, Mendeley and Zotero.
Trial access to Digital Loeb Classical Library has been changed into permanent access.
The libraries at Leiden University are closed on May 24th and 25th due to Whitsun.
You now have permanent access to Oxford Handbooks Online.
You now have access to Lexikon des Mittelalters and International Encyclopaedia for the Middle Ages.
Leiden alumni can access a number of large databases from home for free, like Business Source Alumni Edition, Criminal Justice Abstracts and JSTOR collections.
Ask for delivery of requested materials at the library location of your choice. And return them at your preferred location too.
Over 3 million copyright free illustrations via Britannica Imagequest.
Humbert de Superville was a draftsman and visionary. His brother Jean Emile Humbert was archaeologist and involved in the excavations in Carthage. An interesting pair and the subject of a symposium organized in collaboration with the RMO on March 20.
The University Library is open as usual on Good Friday and Saturday April 4, but closed on both Easter days. The other libraries are closed from Friday 3rd to Monday 6th of April.
As of early January 2015, at the various locations of the Leiden University Libraries the LU-Card will be used for printing and photocopying.
From January 13 2015 the Catalogue also provides Altmetric scores for scholarly articles.
Are you a new student, teacher or mentor at Leiden University? It would be our pleasure to show you the way around the main University Library with a tour of the building.