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Ask a librarian

Our information specialists are ready to answer your questions on how to use Leiden University Libraries' (UBL) services or how to search for information. 

Acquisition requests

Are you in need of a specific book, journal or database the library doesn’t own? Let us know by sending us a purchase request.

Suggestions, compliments, or complaints

Use our feedback form if you have any suggestions, compliments, or complaints about the library.

Help us improve

Our ambition is to offer excellent, accessible and easy to use library services. To accomplish this, we need your help!

Book a subject librarian

Would you like more time to get help with your research questions? Book a librarian! This service is offered to all Leiden University students and staff.

Library organisation and management

Special Collections

The Special Collections houses and facilitates research of our library’s unique physical and digital collection of old prints, manuscripts, archives, prints, maps, drawings, and photography.

Centre for Digital Scholarship

The Centre for Digital Scholarship supports and facilitates Open Access, data management en other types of Digital Scholarship withing Leiden University.

Addresses and opening hours

Addresses, contact information and opening hours for all UBL library locations.

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