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In the coming weeks the services of the Library will be extended in phases. Keep an eye on our website for the latest news.

As of Monday 25 May 2020, UvA staff and students will again be able to request and borrow printed materials via CataloguePlus.

You can pick up and return books at the UB Singel from Monday to Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. Requesting materials from the Allard Pierson Special Collections or borrowing books from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences (AUAS / HvA) library is not yet possible.

Requests via contact form

If you are in urgent need of printed materials, but unable to visit the University Library due to corona measures, there remains an option to make a request via our contact form. The Library will check whether the material can be supplied digitally.

Extension outstanding loans

All outstanding loans will be extended until Monday 3 August, with the exception of books requested by other borrowers.

Study places

Studying at the University Library is not yet possible. Also, all other library locations will remain closed.


Please check out our FAQ or contact us via Ask the Library.