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Whom to contact

Subject librarians
Other contacts


University Librarian & Director of Leiden University
Kurt De Belder
Manager, Research & Education Services Division Kees Konings
Head Faculty Liaison & Services Hetty Verhagen 
Head Information & User Support Anneke Dirkx
Head Library Locations & Services Liesbeth van der Poort
Head Location University LIbrary Jacqueline van der Linde
Chief Curator  André Bouwman 
Head Special Collections Services Matthijs Holwerda
Head Centre for Digital Scholarship Laurents Sesink
Manager Library Process Support Division  Bas Vat
Head Digital Services Hugo de Krijger
Head Innovation & Projects Bas Vat 
Head Metadata Services & Acquisitions Jacob Heeren
Head Stacks Maintenance & Services Rob Buijing
Director KITLV Jakarta Marrik Bellen


Subject librarians

Archaeology, Classics, History, International Studies

Patrick Gouw
Art History, Literary Studies Annemiek Ouwerkerk
Caribbean, Latin America (incl.Spanish and Portuguese) Isabel Brouwer
Chinastudies Marc Gilbert
Dutch Studies, German, Eastern Europe (incl.Slavic Languages), Linguistics Jan Paul Hinrichs
French, Italian Fieke Schoots
English, LUC  vacancy, replacement: Susanne van Rijn
Japanstudies, Koreastudies Nadia Kreeft

Middle East & Islamic world

Birte Kristiansen

Philosophy, Religious Studies, History of 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, Library & Information Science, Private Law Sah Farooq
Metalegal Studies, Public Law Damiaan van Eeten


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 and Japanese manuscripts and printed works Marc Gilbert
Japanese 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
Western manuscripts (medieval)  André Bouwman
Western manuscripts (post medieval) Mart van Duijn


Other contacts

Communications Advisor Erik Weber
Communications Office Ymke van Wijgerden
Controller & Facility Manager Ruud Witmer
Coordinator Scaliger Institute/ External Relations Officer Kasper van Ommen