The crowd helps to unlock historical maps of Dutch East Indies
Leiden University Libraries (UBL) has started the project Maps in the Crowd. Nearly 7,000 digitized maps of the Dutch East Indies will be unlocked wit...
Wiley agreement is a considerable step towards high quality Open Access
We are very pleased to announce the agreement between the Association of Universities in the Netherlands (VSNU) and John Wiley and Sons, Inc. on unlim...
Donation by Minerva alumni enables the acquisition of Woodbury glass positives for the Asian Library
On Wednesday 28 January Rector Magnificus Carel Stolker and University Librarian Kurt De Belder received a donation for the Asian Library from Jan Kal...
Publish Open Access free of charge: Open Library of Humanities
Leiden University Libraries (UBL) is now a supporting institution of the Open Library of Humanities (OLH). The Open Library of Humanities is an academ...
Leiden law alumni grant rare law disputations
On January 13, Prof. mr. Rick Lawson, dean of the Faculty of Law, handed over to Prof. mr. Carel Stolker, Rector of Leiden University, a binding with ...
Fast remote access with 'UBL Get It'
Create a UBL Get It bookmark in your browser to quickly get off-campus access to a digital article, e-book or other source that you've found without u...
X-ray technique reveals hidden medieval pages
Researchers from Leiden and Delft have found a way to look inside early-modern bookbindings. An x-ray technique has allowed them to search for remains...
IIAS and The Asian Library join forces for ICAS Book Prize
A new boost for Asian studies thanks to cooperation between the International Institute for Asian Studies (IIAS) and Leiden University Libraries on th...
VICI winner Cwiertka: ‘I am contrary by nature’
Katarzyna Cwiertka, Leiden Professor of Modern Japan Studies, was already the recipient of a VENI and a VIDI grant. Now she has also been granted a VI...
Developing a vaccine against arteriosclerosis
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death across the world. Professor Johan Kuiper of Leiden University carries out research to develop a...
Juynboll collection comes to Leiden University Library
The Juynboll Stichting has donated a remarkable collection to Leiden University Library consisting of Islamic manuscripts and books formerly owned by ...
Donation of two prints and a manuscript
The University Library has received a donation of two prints and a manuscript from Prof.em. dr. D.E.H. de Boer.