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


The databases on offer can be seen via the database-selector.

It is possible to limit them by discipline(s) or type of information, for example bibliographies, dictionaries or statistical data.

For each database there is a brief description of the contents, way of access and sometimes a link to a demo or manual

Click the title for direct access. From a computer outside UvA a UvAnetID is required for most databases.


Include a link to one or more databases? Use the address that starts with

Click the right mouse button on Academic Search, for example, select 'Copy link location' and paste the address in the mail or Blackboard page.