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.