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  • 13 Mar 2019
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library, in cooperation with Facility Services, offers you extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. We have extended opening ...

  • 12 Mar 2019
    New and renewed open access agreements with publishers for 2019

    The Dutch universities, the university libraries and publishers have made a couple of new agreements and renewed a few existing ones on open access for 2019. The following is an overview of these agreements.

  • 5 Mar 2019
    Analysis tool for scientific output available

    SciVal is a bibliometric tool that uses data from Scopus to analyze the research performance of universities, groups, individuals and even countries. As a researcher, you can use SciVal to create evaluation reports, ...

  • 1 Feb 2019
    This is what you wished for the most at the Library

    During the Holiday season you all together wrote more than 500 wishing cards. The Library feels honored and thanks everyone who took the time to share their wishes in the Wish Tree at the UB Singel and the P.C. ...

  • 28 Jan 2019
    Changes to Interlibrary loans

    The Library has switched to a new system for requesting books and/or articles from another library, known as Interlibrary Loans (ILL). Both the way you search and the way you submit your request have changed.

  • 21 Jan 2019
    Extended library opening hours

    Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.

  • 6 Dec 2018
    Extended library opening hours

    Looking for somewhere to study on campus during the examination period? All the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms.

  • 23 Oct 2018
    The puppy room: 'A great way to take a break from your studies.'

    This Monday afternoon and today, from 14:00 to 16:00, a temporary puppy room was in effect in the University Library on Singel. Under the watchful eyes of an experienced dog trainer and of course their owners, among ...

  • 23 Oct 2018
    Check out the Definitive Interior Design of the new University Library

    In early 2021, the new University Library will be opening in the University Quarter. What will the interior look like? Imagine a yellow counter instead of red at which to collect requested items, study nooks amidst ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Unwind in University Library puppy room - already 'sold out'

    The University Library on Singel will be temporarily opening a puppy room especially for students during the upcoming exam period. Looking for a chance to relax between studying? Then come along and cuddle and play ...

  • 15 Oct 2018
    Buy & sell used textbooks with other UvA students

    Affinity is the keyword for UvABooks.nl, an initiative of UvA students for selling and buying their used textbooks online at a friendly price.  The idea is for UvA students to use their own online space, with no ...

  • 11 Oct 2018
    Extended library opening hours

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period more than 750 ...

  • 28 Sep 2018
    No services P.C. Hoofthuis Library

    Due to the occupation of the P.C. Hoofthuis today, P.C. Hoofthuis Libary is closed on Friday 28 September. Reserved books remain longer. Also the delivery of materials from the collection of the P.C. Hoofthuis ...

  • 18 Jun 2018
    The Science Park Library will close for the summer but service provision continues

    From 5 July to 24 August, the Science Park Library’s collection will not be available because of work being done on the building’s air-conditioning system. Students and staff requiring books from the reference ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    WeMakeThe.City

    Cities are growing worldwide, including Amsterdam. This growth is accompanied by urgent challenges involving climate, security, affordable housing, health and more. How can we make cities better? WeMakeThe.City, a ...

  • 5 Apr 2018
    Completion of provisional design for interior of new University Library

    The provisional design for the interior of the new University Library by interior architects MVSA Architects was agreed this week. Among the defining elements of the design are its use of colour, a reference to the ...

  • 16 Mar 2018
    City of Amsterdam and UvA invest in development of University Quarter

    On 15 March the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the City of Amsterdam set out agreements regarding the joint development of the University Quarter. The municipality and the University will work together to ...

  • 16 Mar 2018
    Extended library opening hours and 750 additional study places during examination period

    Are you looking for somewhere to study during the examination period? All of the major library locations have extended opening hours and additional study rooms during this period. During the peak period, from Monday ...

  • 16 Feb 2018
    Students offer their ideas on the design for new UB study places

    Books, seclusion, plants, views, light and space. These are the terms students used most to describe their favourite visual impressions of possible study places featured in the Library’s ‘Study Places Tinder’ survey ...

  • 5 Feb 2018
    Preliminary asbestos investigation BG13/14

    This month, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is starting its preliminary investigation into asbestos in BG13a/14. These activities are in preparation of the construction work for the University Library to be built ...

  • 30 Jan 2018
    UvA collaborates with West 8 on university quarter

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) is to build a City Centre Campus in the heart of Amsterdam in the vicinity of the Binnengasthuis grounds, Oude Turfmarkt, Oudezijds Achterburgwal and Kloveniersburgwal. The campus is ...

  • 11 Jan 2018
    Help think about the design for study places of the new UB and win an iPad!

    A new university library will open its doors in 2021 at the Binnengasthuis premises. Right now MVSA Architects is working on the design for the interior and we are looking for as much student input as we can get. ...

  • 12 Dec 2017
    Wish upon a tree. Share your wish for 2018 in the Library!

    What are your hopes for 2018? Pick up a wish card at any library information desk and share your wishes. We will be collecting the wish cards and hanging them in the wishing tree in the hall of the UB Singel.

  • 5 Dec 2017
    SPIE Digital Library now available at the UvA

    All students and staff at the UvA will now have access to the SPIE Digital Library.

  • 6 Oct 2017
    Extended opening hours library locations and extra study places during exam period

    Looking for a study place during the exam period? UB Singel will be open every night until 1 A.M. Extra study places have also been arranged on the Roeterseiland Campus (REC) and in the city centre.

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Publication of UvA/AUAS Library Annual Report and facts & figures for 2016

    The Annual Report [in Dutch] has been published in the form of an infographic showing the goals, intended results and specific actions per strategic line, with hyperlinks to relevant web articles. The facts & figures ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Law Library and IVIR documentation centre have moved to the REC

    The Law Library and The Institute for Information Law (IVIR) documentation centre moved to the Roeterseiland Campus over the summer months. Have you already taken a look?

  • 14 Sep 2017
    Reshelving collections Singel 425 almost done

    After the reshelving of the books at P.C. Hoofthuis Library, the last few months the Humanities collections in the University Library Singel is reshelved according to the Library of Congress Classification (LCC). The ...

  • 5 Sep 2017
    Learning Spaces REC A0 and BC1 now in use

    Need a few minutes as a group to work on a project, before or after a lecture? Or somewhere for concentrated study on your own? At the new Learning Spaces close to the teaching facilities, you can choose a workplace ...

  • 25 Jul 2017
    Changes to study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus

    This Summer, the Faculty of Law is moving to the Roeterseiland Campus. How will this affect study places in the city centre and Roeterseiland Campus?

  • 4 Jul 2017
    New study spaces in REC A and B/C

    In the 'Learning Spaces' in REC A and B/C there will be created ca 850 new study spaces without a PC. The new study spaces will be phased into use from the start of the new academic year.

  • 12 Jun 2017
    Hansje van Halem: in patterns

    From 16 June through 1 October 2017, graphic designer Hansje van Halem responds in the ErfgoedLab to the simultaneous exhibition ‘Modernism: in print’.

  • 24 May 2017
    Provisional decision new University Library City Centre

    The new University Library (UB) can best be realised on the BG site ('Binnengasthuisterrein') in the Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek and the Zusterhuis (BG13/14). This provisional decision by the Executive Board is made ...

  • 2 May 2017
    No agreement with Oxford University Press

    The Dutch universities and Oxford University Press (OUP) were unable to come to a new agreement about access to academic journals.

  • 20 Mar 2017
    Impression kick-off meeting consultation new University Library

    On Thursday 16 March, the launch meeting was held for the consultation process for the choice of location for the new University Library. This meeting marked the start of the four-week consultation period. More than ...

  • 28 Feb 2017
    Consultation on City Centre University Library

    The consultation period in connection with the location of the new University Library on the City Centre Campus will begin from 16 March. A kick-off meeting, an exhibit in VOX-POP, talks with the architects and an ...

  • 1 Feb 2017
    Printing from your own laptop, tablet or smartphone

    Printing from your own device has changed at UvA. There are now three ways in which students and staff can print files from their laptop, tablet or smartphone.

  • 26 Oct 2016
    Identify the mystery object

    In November and December, this object is exhibited in the study centre of the Science Park. Who can tell what it is, has a chance of winning a dinner check from restaurant Polder.

  • 2 Sep 2016
    P.C. Hoofthuis Library open again

    The P.C. Hoofthuis Library is open again. During the summer closure ca 55,000 books have been "renumbered" according to a new shelving system, the Library of Congress Classification (LCC).

  • 21 Apr 2016
    Problems with your laptop?

    At UB Singel, Library Learning Centre Roeterseiland Campus and the Science Park library there is a weekly laptop clinic, specially for UvA students. It is an addition to the usual services at the library desks.

  • 3 Mar 2016
    Empire Online available via the Library

    Empire online is a database which brings together digitised documents on colonialism and imperialism, with a focus on the British Empire. Recently, the UvA Library has taken a licence to it.

  • 7 Dec 2015
    The Bungehuis Library is moving to P.C. Hoofthuis in December

    The library collections of the Bungehuis are moving to the P.C. Hoofthuis during the week of 21-24 December. Friday 18 December is the last day the Library is open in the Bungehuis. From Monday 4 January the ...

  • 3 Dec 2015
    Christmas opening hours study centres and libraries

    From 24 December 2015 to 3 January 2016, the libraries and study centres will have different opening hours.

  • 2 Dec 2015
    Tired of studying?

    In view of the upcoming exam period, there is a massage chair available in the Library at Singel.

  • 21 Oct 2015
    IET TV: videos and news in engineering

    By way of experiment, the Library offers access IET.TV until 4 January 26. IET.TV is a unique collection of over 6,000 video presentations and news in the field of engineering and technology.

  • 7 Oct 2015
    Chromebooks as a sustainable study place solution

    The University of Amsterdam (UvA) has five study centres with a total of 525 desktops. These desktops are on from early in the morning until late in the evening. With a view to increasing sustainability, ICT Services ...

  • 9 Sep 2015
    Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry available online

    Until 7 October the Library has access to Reaxys Medicinal Chemistry (RMC).

  • 28 Aug 2015
    Art collections moved to Singel

    In July the Art History Library moved to the University Library, Singel 425. The 40,000 titles in the collections of Art History and Cultural Studies are placed in open stacks again in three rooms in the library at ...

  • 23 Jun 2015
    Library Learning Centre Roeterseiland Campus closed this summer

    The Library Learning Centre (LLC) at Roeterseiland Campus is closed untill 23 August owing to renovation work on the restrooms. There are various alternative facilities on campus for the use of students.

  • 22 Jun 2015
    Summer opening hours: libraries and study centres

    From Monday 6 July to Monday 23 August 2015 the opening hours of a number of study centres and libraries are according to the summer pattern.

  • 5 Jun 2015
    Art library collections not available from 20 July - 2 August

    The collections of Art History and Cultural Studies of the UvA Library will be moved from the Art History Institute at Herengracht to the University Library, Singel 425. Both collections will therefore not be ...

  • 19 May 2015
    Thumbs up for new Library Learning Centre

    In November to December 2014, a survey about the new Library Learning Centre on the Roeterseiland campus was conducted among library visitors. There was also an evaluation meeting with members of the Central and ...

  • 29 Apr 2015
    Book PCs and rooms via Mapiq

    Via Mapiq UvA students can book rooms and computers at Roeterseiland Campus. This goes for 15 computers on the first floor of the Library Learning Centre and 13 rooms in building B.

  • 27 Feb 2015
    Warning: rogue publishers

    After graduation or obtaining a doctorate people often receive mail from publishers, offering to publish their Master’s or PhD thesis for free.

  • 22 Dec 2014
    UvA theses now retrievable via the national theses database

    The UvA faculties have given permission to make data about Master’s theses more widely available. It concerns over 32,000 theses, published since 2000. For the full text (provided the thesis is not classified) the ...

  • 22 Dec 2014
    Collection Netherlands Entomological Society to Naturalis

    On Saturday, 8 November last, the library collection of the Netherlands Entomological Society (NEV) has officially been handed over to Naturalis Biodiversity Center, the national museum and heritage centre for the ...

  • 22 Dec 2014
    Online version of Loeb Classical Library available

    Loeb Classical Library contains Greek and Latin literary works with both the original text and their English translation. This year the publisher brought out an online edition to which the Library has taken out a ...

  • 24 Nov 2014
    Christmas opening hours study centers and libraries

    From 24 December 2014 to 4 January 2015, the libraries and study centres will have different opening hours.

  • 23 Oct 2014
    Database on marketing communication now available

    The website of the World Advertising Research Center (WARC) is a rich source of information on marketing, advertising and media communication.

  • 3 Oct 2014
    UvAers have unlimited access to hundreds of paid databases

    For students and staff some hundreds of databases are made available by UvA. Access from home is possible by logging in with your UvAnetID.

  • 12 Sep 2014
    Meeting place the Brug (Bridge) opened at Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus

    The new study, work and meeting space the Bridge at Amsterdam Roeterseiland Campus is now open. This gallery has a spectacular view and design. The Bridge is a new type of ‘public’ space within UvA, since it unites ...

  • 5 Sep 2014
    Library Learning Centre Roeterseilandcampus is now open

    On 1 September the Library Learning Centre at Roetersstraat 11 was opened: a library service with study spaces, collections, rooms for tutorials, long opening hours, facilities, a service desk and expert staff.

  • 1 Aug 2014
    Major collection of Dutch photo books acquired by UvA Special Collections

    The University of Amsterdam’s Special Collections department has acquired a large collection of photo books. It comprises more than five thousand publications dating from around 1935 until the present day, most ...

  • 14 Jul 2014
    Library Learning Centre Roeterseiland Campus to open on 1 September

    A number of libraries and study centres have permanently closed their doors.

  • 1 Jul 2014
    Orbis company database

    The University of Amsterdam has recently subscribed to the database Orbis. Orbis (global data) replaces the database Amadeus (Europe only). Amadeus will still be available in Wharton WRDS.

  • 13 Jun 2014
    The Linguistic Bibliography now online available

    The most complete linguistic bibliography is now digitally available at the UvA.

  • 23 May 2014
    The New York Times 1851-2010 digital

    A century and a half of articles from the influential American daily newspaper is now fully searchable.

  • 14 May 2014
    Better use of study spaces in the University Library at Singel

    The Central Student Council (CSR) and the Library agree that a more efficient use must be made of the 350 study spaces in the University Library at Singel.

  • 31 Jan 2014
    University Library at Singel open till 22.00 during weekends

    As of 8 February 2014, the University Library at Singel will be open on Saturdays and Sundays until 22.00.

  • 30 Jan 2014
    15-17 February major maintenance UvA catalogue

    From Saturday 15 to Monday 17 February the UvA and HvA library system will be offline. It is not possible to search the catalogue, request items or extend the loan period.

  • 28 Jan 2014
    Mobile Library site renewed

    Use your smartphone to check the opening hours, see which study centre still has free computers, and search the collection? It can all be done via the new mobile homepage of the University Library.

  • 18 Dec 2013
    Library journals available on tablet via BrowZine

    After a successful trial period in October and November, the Library makes a large part of its e-journals available via the tablet app Browzine.

  • 1 Nov 2013
    Library journals available on tablet via BrowZine

    The Library makes a large part of its ejournals available via the tablet app Browzine, by way of a test. Your reactions are very welcome.

  • 3 Sep 2013
    Exhibition on Arnon Grunberg in 2014

    In the autumn of 2014, the Special Collections of the University of Amsterdam will hold an exhibition on the writer Arnon Grunberg. Organised by the Special Collections, the Letterkundig Museum and the Dutch ...