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Results: 1 - 56 of 56
  • 6 Dec 2019
    Available research funding grants in one overview

    Researchers from the UvA that are looking for ways to fund their research can now use Research Professional. This is offered by the Library.

  • 5 Dec 2019
    Tentamenformulier met potlood
    Extra Study Spaces and Extended Opening Hours

    During exam time the Library offers extra study spaces. On campus lecture rooms are available for studying. Need longer for your study? No problem. The Library has extended opening hours.

  • 2 Dec 2019
    The National ThinkTank: Testing ideas to improve concentration

    Do you feel stressed and distracted during exam periods as well? The National ThinkTank is conducting experiments at the University Library Singel to improve focus and reduce stress while studying. This field ...

  • 10 Oct 2019
    UvA Library Exams potlood staand
    Exam Time: from 12 until 25 October

    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. The Library has extended ...

  • 7 Oct 2019
    Library Instruction videos
    Instruction videos on Information Literacy

    The new videos briefly explain a number of topics to help students find academic sources more intelligently. They also show students how to get more out of the Library’s services.

  • 3 Oct 2019
    LAB42 new building
    Help the Library create the study places in Science Park-LAB42 and give us your suggestions on the Final Design

    How do students want to use the new study places? Does the appearance meet the wishes? The Library wants to know if the design fulfills students expectations.

  • 19 Sep 2019
    The New York Times logo
    Access to The New York Times, also available on smartphones

    As of today, students and employees of the University of Amsterdam have access to the full texts articles of The New York Times. De University Library has taken a subscription on this widely read American newspaper.

  • 17 Sep 2019
    1ste pile celebration University Library 16 September 2019 with Ilse Griek and UvA-student Maya Moreno
    First pile new University Library ‘driven’

    On 16 September, district councillor Ilse Griek and UvA Economics and Business Economics student Maya Moreno ‘drove’ the first pile of the new University Library in the presence of local residents, university staff ...

  • 16 Sep 2019
    First edition of TEDxHvAmsterdam, themed The Producible Future
    Livestream TEDxHvAmsterdam at UB Singel

    On Tuesday October 1st, 2019 the first edition of TEDxHvAmsterdam will take place. Were you unable to get a ticket? No worries, the UB Singel provides a live stream in the Potgieterzaal. Please note: there is a ...

  • 26 Aug 2019
    New: catalogue search bar on Library homepage

    The homepage of the University Library has a new feature: a catalogue search bar. Via this search bar you can now easily search the library catalogue.

  • 16 Aug 2019
    Archaeologic research site future University Library
    Archaeological findings on University Library construction site

    Recently, an archaeological dig was undertaken in the courtyard between the former Zusterhuis and Tweede Chirurgische Kliniek buildings as part of realising the new University Library. This investigation was carried ...

  • 5 Aug 2019
    Bicycles at Spui
    Roadworks Spui and Koningsplein

    The Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal is getting a new layout. The first roadworks will start mid August 2019 on the Spui, Singel and Koningsplein. From then on all bicycle parking sections in front of the university library ...

  • 27 Jul 2019
    Maintenance and cleaning work University Library_tools
    University Library Singel closed on 11 August, collections closed on 15 August

    Due to maintenance and cleaning work, the University Library Singel will be closed on Sunday 11 August. Moreover, the collections in the E-building will not be accessible on Thursday 15 August.

  • 13 Jun 2019
    15-27 June: Exam Time

    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 ...

  • 23 May 2019
    Borrowing and making requests temporarily unavailable
    27 May to 5 June - Limited Library Services

    From Monday 27 May to Wednesday 5 June, the University Library will be switching over to a new library system. Our services will be restricted during this time. Read more about what temporarily is not possible.

  • 14 May 2019
    18-29 May: Exam Time

    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 ...

  • 18 Apr 2019
    Easily link datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to publications in Pure

    As of today, UvA researchers are able to link published datasets in UvA/HvA figshare to corresponding publications in Pure. The library has created an automated link connecting the two systems. This means that it is ...

  • 25 Mar 2019
    Nexis Uni - The standard databases for finding news

    As from May 1st you can search Nexis Uni to find articles from newspapers, news magazines and other news sources.

  • 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
    SciVal - Analysis tool for scientific output
    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
    Wish cards for the Wish Tree campaign
    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
    WorldCat Discovery interlibrary loan
    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
    Exams
    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
    Exams
    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
    Puppies
    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
    Definitief ontwerp interieur nieuwe UB
    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
    Puppies
    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
    Krishna Shukla UvABooks
    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
    Exams
    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 ...

  • 11 Jun 2018
    Logo WeMakeThe.City
    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
    Library hallway
    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
    Ondertekening convenant Universiteitskwartier
    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
    Exams
    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
    study room University Library
    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
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    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
    survey
    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 tree
    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
    logo SPIE Digital Library
    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
    Library Learning Centre
    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
    Library desk
    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
    man & books
    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
    REC A studieplekken 4
    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
    students
    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
    REC A studieplekken 1
    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
    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
    Scenario A impression atrium UB
    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
    Open Access
    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
    Wireless printing
    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.

  • 1 Aug 2014
    Ed van der Elsken, Een liefdesgeschiedenis in Saint Germain des Prés
    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 ...

  • 3 Sep 2013
    Arnon Grunberg
    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 ...