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Whom to contact

Centre for Digital Scholarship
Subject librarians
Other contacts


University Librarian & Director of Leiden University Libraries Kurt De Belder
Manager, Research & Education Services Division Marco de Niet
Manager Library Process Support Division Bas Vat
Controller & Facility Manager Ruud Witmer
Head Faculty Liaison & Services Hetty Verhagen 
Head User Services Anneke Dirkx
Head Location University Library Marianne Mantel
Head of  Location Jaap van der Plas
Head Special Collections Curators  André Bouwman 
Head Special Collections Services Matthijs Holwerda
Head Centre for Digital Scholarship Laurents Sesink
Head Digital Services Hugo de Krijger
Head Metadata Services & Acquisitions Jacob Heeren
Head Stacks Maintenance & Services Rob Buijing
Director KITLV Jakarta Marrik Bellen


Centre for Digital Scholarship

Data Management Contact Fieke Schoots
Open Access Contact Saskia Woutersen
Copyright Expert Erna Sattler


Subject librarians

Archaeology, Classics, History

Patrick Gouw

Art History, Film and Literary Studies, French

Tommy van Avermaete

Caribbean, Latin America (incl.Spanish and Portuguese) 

Isabel Brouwer


Marc Gilbert

Dutch Studies, German, Eastern Europe (incl.Slavic Languages),

Jan Paul Hinrichs

English, Italian, LUC, International Studies, Urban studies

Sanne Muurling

Japanstudies, Koreastudies

Nadia Kreeft

Middle East & Islamic world

Tijmen Baarda

Philosophy, Religious Studies, History of Science,
Library & Information Science

Susanne van Rijn

South and Southeast Asia & Tibet

Marije Plomp 

Criminology and Criminal Law, Political Science,
Public Administration, Security & Global Affairs

Marjo Oldenhof
Fiscal Law & Economics, Private Law, Metalegal Studies,
Public Law
Ramses de Wit

Ancient Near East, Assyriology (NINO Library)

Anita Keizers

Egyptology (NINO Library)

Mariëtte Keuken


See website of the Walaeus Library


Rutger de Jong

Anthropology, Education & Child Studies, Psychology,
Journalism & New Media

Marijke van Kester



Archives Mart van Duijn 
Chinese manuscripts and printed works Marc Gilbert
Japanese and Korean manuscripts and printed works Nadia Kreeft
Maps & atlases Martijn Storms
Oriental manuscripts and printed works Arnoud Vrolijk
Photography Maartje van den Heuvel
Printed works and bibliophile editions Anton van der Lem
Prints and drawings Jef Schaeps
South & Southeast Asian manuscripts and printed works Doris Jedamski
South & Southeast Asian photography   Anouk  Mansfeld
Western manuscripts (medieval)  André Bouwman
Western manuscripts (post medieval) Mart van Duijn


Other contacts

Policy Officer Adeline van den Berg
Communications Advisor Erik Weber
Communications Officer Guus Janssen
Coordinator Scaliger Institute/ External Relations Officer Kasper van Ommen
Secretariat +31 71 5272832
Reception +31 71 5272800
Special Collections Services +31 71 5272857


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