Since July 1st, 2014, the KITLV library and collections are managed by Leiden University Libraries. Check out these recommendations to help you continue using the KITLV collections.
Café UBé is the renewed coffeebar at the University Library. Enjoy delicious coffee, tea, sandwiches and sweets in a relaxed meeting point.
You have access to Britannica ImageQuest till October 1, 2014.
You have access to the Prosopography of the Middle Byzantine Period Online until October 10, 2014
You have access now to the South Asia Archive
Newly available: Slavery & Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive .
From Monday September 1, the libraries apply regular opening hours again. Exception is made for the Walaeus Library which continues holiday opening hours until September 5.
You now have access to SAGE Research Methods .
The Oriental collections of the Leiden University Libraries preserve a small number of ancient Quran fragments. Thanks to radiocarbon dating we now know that the oldest fragments are from the second half of the seventh century CE, some 30 to 70 years after the death of the Prophet Muhammad.
The library recently upgraded its SFX screen with a new layout and other enhancements.
The coffee facility in the University Library will be transformed into the Café UBé this summer. After renovation, fresh luxurious coffees will be served again by the start of the academic year in a modern and comfortable, coffee bar where you can meet with your contacts.
Today the staff and visitors of Leiden University Libraries (UBL) remember the victims of flight MH17 with 1 minute silence.
Why did forgers lie about travels and why did they make up complete national histories? Politics? Money? Just for fun? Unmask their secrets through early-modern examples of forgery.
You have access to " Garland Encyclopedia of World Music ".
You have temporary access to Psychological Experiments Online till July 8, 2014.
You have access to the South Asia Archive till May 23, 2014.
The university libraries are closed for Whitsun.
You have temporary access to eHRAF World Cultures till May 1, 2014.
Leiden University students and staff can now access the Encyclopaedia Britannica any time, any place on their iPhone or iPad.
Colonial maps from the former library of the Royal Tropical Institute (KIT) are back online.