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University Library

Due to coronavirus regulations in The Netherlands, Leiden University Libraries (UBL) has had to adjust its services. During the December/January lockdown period, the options to reserve a library study place are more limited than before. For an up-to-date overview of our current range of services, please check our webpage on library services during the coronavirus situation.

UBL library services during the coronavirus situation

Visiting address

Postal address

Witte Singel 27
2311 BG Leiden

 

071 - 527 2814  (General)
071 - 527 2800  (Reception desk)
071 - 527 2857  (Special Collections)

Postbus 9501
2300 RA Leiden
 

Deliveries

Maliebaan 30
2311 CC Leiden

Access to the University Library

Access to the University Library (UB) is currently possible for:

All visitors need to bring their valid and activated LU-Card to be able to access the library.

Only Leiden University students and PhD's can reserve a library study place.

  • 1184 study places
  • 94 computer study places
  • 8 group study rooms
  • 16 individual study rooms

Printers and copiers can be found throughout the UB. Your LU-Card doubles as copy- and printcard. The balance can be topped up at the 'PinPoint' machine near the reception desk, or online.

Booking a time-slot for printing only

Leiden University students not wanting to book a study place time-slot, can make an appointment to print documents at the UB. Please contact the UB reception desk (+31 71 5272800) to book a max. 20 minute time slot, during which you will have sole use of the printer assigned to you. Using Webprint, you can prepare and upload your print requests before your visit to the library. 

You may report lost items, or turn in any items that you have found, at the reception desk.

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