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UvA Readers Online

Information for students

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UvA Readers Online provides access to digital readers and course material for the Faculties of Economics and Business (FEB), Humanities (FGw), Social and Behavioural Sciences (FMG), Science (FNWI), and Law (FdR). The site is searchable by course catalogue number, course name, name of the lecturer and by the author(s) of article(s). Printed copies can be ordered through the printing on demand service of our supplier Canon.


UvA Readers Online is accessible from any computer, tablet or smartphone. Just log in with your UvAnetID and password. Please note: to be recognised by the system, confirm the Request for Information Transfer form on your first log-in by clicking 'Yes, share this information'.


All online readers consist of separate PDF documents that are freely and easily downloadable to your computer, tablet or smartphone via any PDF reader. 

Printing on demand

To order a printed reader, you can pay using iDEAL or credit card. Ordered readers will be delivered within three to five working days at your home address or can be picked up at one of these UvA locations:

If you have any problems downloading or ordering readers, please Ask the Library.

If you have any problems in getting the reader delivered, contact Canon: