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.
23 Sep 2014
UvA launches info site on campus development
Students, staff and other interested parties can now visit www.campus.uva.nl (in Dutch) for all the latest developments on the building and restructuring of the City Centre Campus and the Roeterseiland Campus.
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.
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.