Back to regular opening hours 29 August 2016
From Monday August 22, Leiden University Libraries apply regular opening hours again.
Leiden University Libraries donates more than 3000 images to Wikimedia 19 July 2016
Leiden University Libraries (UBL) has donated over 3000 historic photographs and prints on the Dutch East Indies, China, Japan, Singapore and Suriname...
Open access agreement with Taylor & Francis 18 July 2016
A renewed agreement between VSNU and the publisher Taylor & Francis for 2016 and 2017 offers the opportunity for Leiden researchers to publish open ac...
American Chemical Society Supports Open Access Goals of Dutch Universities 26 May 2016
The American Chemical Society’s Publications Division (ACS) and VSNU, in its role representing Dutch universities and participating research instituti...
Exhibition W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp en de Nieuwe Kunst rond 1900 06 April 2016
The exhibition W.O.J. Nieuwenkamp en de Nieuwe Kunst rond 1900 will be on display in Leiden University Libraries in the period 21 January-17 May 2016.
Agreement with Elsevier on Open Access Journal List 24 March 2016
We are very pleased to announce that the Dutch Universities (VSNU) and publisher Elsevier have reached an agreement on the journal list that will aim ...
Leiden University Libraries joins the International Image Interoperability Framework Consortium 22 March 2016
A growing community of the world’s leading research libraries and image repositories have embarked on an effort to collaboratively produce an interope...
Wiley agreement is a considerable step towards high quality Open Access 05 February 2016
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...
Leiden law alumni grant rare law disputations 21 January 2016
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 ...
X-ray technique reveals hidden medieval pages 14 December 2015
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...
VICI winner Cwiertka: ‘I am contrary by nature’ 08 July 2014
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 10 December 2013
Cardiovascular diseases are the leading cause of death across the world. Professor Johan Kuiper of Leiden University carries out research to develop a...