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Whom to contact

Subject librarians
Other contacts


University Librarian & Director of Leiden University Libraries Kurt De Belder
Manager, Research & Education Services Division Marco de Niet
Head Faculty Liaison & Services Hetty Verhagen 
Head Information & User Support Anneke Dirkx
Head Library Locations & Services - Interim manager Anneke Dirkx
Head Location University LIbrary Jacqueline van der Linde
Head Special Collections Curators  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

Patrick Gouw

Art History, Literary Studies

Annemiek Ouwerkerk

Caribbean, Latin America (incl.Spanish and Portuguese), French

Isabel Brouwer


Marc Gilbert

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

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

Damiaan van Eeten

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   vacant
Western manuscripts (medieval)  André Bouwman
Western manuscripts (post medieval) Mart van Duijn


Other contacts

Communications Advisor Erik Weber
Communications Office vacant
Controller & Facility Manager Ruud Witmer
Coordinator Scaliger Institute/ External Relations Officer Kasper van Ommen
Secretariat +31 71 5272832
Reception +31 71 5272800


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