For those who are not (or no longer) affiliated with the UvA or AUAS but want to make regular use of the Library's collections can request a library card.
A library card for external borrowers entitles you to the following:
With a library card it is not possible to:
After applying, we will send a message when the library card is ready for you. As a rule, this is after two working days. When collecting your card, please bring a valid ID and documentary evidence showing your current home address. If you are entitled to a free card we will ask you to prove this (proof of registration or salary specification).
Two months before your library card expires, you will receive an email with instructions on how to renew your membership.
Please, notify the Library of any change of address, email address, name etc. via our contact form.
You can report the loss or theft of your library card to us via our contact form. A replacement card costs € 5. If you can show an official police report replacement is free.