Yesterday the National Roadmap for Large-Scale Infrastructure was presented. This roadmap provides an overview of the large-scale research infrastructure and is a top priority for Dutch science.
The Library of Social Sciences will be expanded with 16 additional study places. To make room for the study places a part of the collections will be moved from Tuesday 13th till Friday, December 16th.
The University Library will be open around Christmas and New Year, other libraries will be closed from 25 December 25 to January 1st 2017. Opening hours for the Law Library and the Library Learning Centre Campus The Hague will differ from their regular hours.
In collaboration with the library of the University of Curaçao Leiden University Libraries digitized the Caribbean collections.
The personal archive of Christiaan Huygens (1629-1695), one of the University's top collections, is digitised and available as an online publication: Codices Hugeniani Online.
Web survey for members of staff and students at Leiden University.
Because of the relocation of the library location Schouwburgstraat to the new location Wijnhaven there will be some changes to the locker service. This covers the period from 31 October to 31 December.
The successful georeferencing project Maps in the Crowd closes on Thursday, November 17th with a festive event. This meeting will be held from 3.00-5.00 p.m. at the Vossius Hall (Leiden University Library, Witte Singel 27).
The UBL and the Friends of the Kern Institute (VVIK) signed a loan agreement for the collection of South Asia, especially India, and Tibet.
Leiden University Libraries revives Imperial Prague in Leiden with the exhibition Prague around 1600: Art and science at the court of Rudolf II.
Starting in September, 55,000 books from the Leiden University Libraries will be digitized. This marks Leiden University’s contribution to the successful partnership between the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) and Google.
The programme for the Leiden Asia Year in 2017 is now available. Rector Carel Stolker launched the new website leidenasiayear.nl at the opening of the Academic Year of Leiden University on 5 September.
Due to Budget Day, the opening-day of Dutch parliament, there is no book transport on Tuesday, September 20th between Leiden and The Hague.
Due to technical problems the Catalogue is temporarily not available.
Yes. We keep books. But the library offers so much more! Therefore: 11 things that you might not expect from a University Library, but that you will certainly appreciate:
From Monday August 22, Leiden University Libraries apply regular opening hours again.
Library services changes due to Leidens Ontzet (the Relief of Leiden), October 3.
The steel structure for the Asian Library on the roof of the University Library is taking on shape. You can find more information on the work planned in the coming month. Some work is expected to cause much noise.
Leiden University Libraries (UBL) has donated over 3000 historic photographs and prints on the Dutch East Indies, China, Japan, Singapore and Suriname to Wikimedia Commons, the image database of Wikipedia.
Over summer we adapt the library opening hours. Make sure to check our website to plan your visit.