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.
- RSS or e-mail alerts for our highlights
- Google Maps
Leiden University Libraries staff maintain several blogs. There is a general blog which connects our collections and services to current affairs, and which brings novelties. Other blogs concentrate on a specific topic related to the libraries, like a specific discipline, special collections, information literacy or current projects.
Go to UBL nieuwsweblog (in Dutch)
You will find links to the other weblogs as well, including English weblogs.
Become a Fan of our Facebook Page to see practical advice, interesting novelties and upcoming events with links to more information and photos.
Go to UBL on Facebook
Via Twitter you are always up-to-date of the latest news. You can also see our Digitla Highlights, these are acquisitions or remarkable pieces from our special collections.
Go to UBLeiden on Twitter
The East Asian Library has a Twitter account for news, acquisitions and activities related to the East Asian collections.
Go to Easianlibrary on Twitter
On our Netvibes Universe you can find an overview of our online activities. In this way you can easily find them back or follow them from one place. From time to time we offer a theme page in a separate tab. This will give relevant links and information for an exhibition, event or current affairs.
Go to UBLeiden on Netvibes (majority in Dutch)
You can register for our mailing list or RSS feed of our Digital Highlights service. You will be informed of an acquisition or a remarkable piece of our special collections every two weeks. You receive background information and you can click to Digital Special Collections where you can study the highlight digitally and where you can learn about its context.
Go to Topstukkendienst (in Dutch) and copy the RSS code from the bottom of the page. The highlights that you receive are described in both Dutch and English.
From William of Orange to the Catalogue, on Wikipedia you can read all about the past and the present of Leiden Univerity Libraries.
Go to Universiteitsbibliotheekleiden on Wikipedia
If Wikipedia refers to the ISBN of a work, you will find a link to more information about the possible availability at a selection of libraries, bookshops and other suppliers. You can click on each supplier to check availability. In case of Leiden University’s libraries, you are redirected to the relevant search result in the Catalogue.
For more information, go to From Wikipedia to the Catalogue
Check our locations online or have a look at our buildings. Find us on Google Maps, we are in street view too!
Go to UBLeiden on Google Maps
On Flickr you can find photos of our buildings, collections and events.
Go to Universiteitsbibliotheek on Flickr
We have linked LibraryThing to our Catalogue. LibraryThing is a Web2.0 application, which allows people to catalogue (a part of) their bookshelves and to publish them on the internet and share them with other LibraryThing users.
For more information, go to: http://www.library.leiden.edu/news/librarything.html