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The Library of the UvA has a huge collection of information: books, e-books, (electronic) journals and databases

Read more about finding publications on a topic, finding one specific publication, or getting a publication

Do you need to search nationwide? The national catalogue PiCarta points the way.  

At home or in the library

Are you a UvA student or staff member? Then you can also access the Library collection from your home computer. For those who are not affiliated to the UvA, in most UvA libraries there are special PCs from which you have complete access.

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For successful searches it may be important to know exactly how a search engine or database works. For a number of databases the Library has provided demos or manuals.

Are you searching for some specific information? The Library may have some useful tips for you.

Alert services 

The UvA-catalogue, CataloguePlus and many databases offer free alert services which inform you of new publications in your field.


What is the quickest way to discover if an article is available electronically or in print? Use UvA-linker.


Published by  Library UvA

4 January 2019