The University Library is open as usual on Good Friday and Saturday 19 April. The other libraries are closed.
Colonial maps from the former library of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) are back online.
Leiden University students and staff can now access the Encyclopaedia Britannica any time, any place on their iPhone or iPad.
You have temporary access to eHRAF World Cultures till May 1, 2014.
The first titles in a selection of new books within the humanities and social sciences are available online for free thanks to a worldwide pilot by libraries and scholarly publishers.
For reasons of health and safety, part of the zone in front of the entrance to the University Library has been designated as a no smoking area. Also, please park your bike in the racks.
Vulnerable 19th century books in the University Library were handed out at the service desk on the ground floor. Now you can consult them at the Special Collections Reading Room.
You have access to the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online till April 5, 2014.
You have temporary access to Literature Online .
You have access to the Beckett Digital Manuscript Project till February 24, 2014.
You have temporary access to Encyclopedia of Ancient Greek Language and Linguistics till February 27, 2014.
From now on quick access to (your favourite) e-journals on your tablet with the free app Browzine: fulltext articles, always up-to-date and plenty of possibilities to save offline or share online.
From January 1st, 2014, reserved items will be available for pick-up for 5 days.
Despite security measures in The Hague and Leiden during the Nuclear Security Summit in March, the university libraries are open as usual, but books that you request at the Library Learning Centre between 20 and 25 March will be available from 26 March.
You have temporary access to Asian Film Online till February 23, 2014.
How many computer workstations are available and where at the library? Check out realtime information on our website and on Leiden University’s mobile site. Now also available for the Law Library.
Datamanagement, textmining, MOOCs, virtual research environments and a completely renewed University Library: on 11 February Leiden University Libraries presented all new for a great audience. Are you looking for more information or were you not able to attend? Here are the details.
The extensive renovation has come to an end! In 6 years time, the University Library has been transformed from an outdated interior to a library with the looks and facilities for today and tomorrow.
Intelex Past Masters available now.
Millions of digitized pages from Dutch publications are now searchable in one place. Part of the material found in Delpher comes from the Leiden University Libraries.