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Delivery schedule

Approximate delivery times for library items requested at Leiden University Libraries (UBL), Walaeus Library, and the African Studies Centre Library.

Delivery times will vary, according to the selected pickup location and the day and time of your request. You will receive an e-mail as soon as a publication is ready for pick-up. The status of your requests will also be shown in ‘my account’ in the Catalogue.

Book transport between the library locations runs from Monday through Friday, except for holidays. All delivery schedule irregularities will be announced on our homepage.

Delivery schedule per pickup location

University Library
Special Collections Reading Room
Social and Behavioural Sciences Library
Law Library
Van Steenis Depot
Wijnhaven Library, the Hague
Science Library
Walaeus Library
African Studies Centre Library
 

Pickup location
University Library
Request time Available from (approx.)

University Library items
Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Thursday from 16h00 Next day 9h30
Friday after 16h00 / weekend Monday 11h00
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day  16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00

 

Pickup location 
Special Collections
Reading Room
 

Request time Available from (approx.)
University Library items (items from
the photography, KIT maps, and Thysiana
collections see below)
Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Thursday from 16h00 Next day 9h30
Friday from 16h00 / weekend Monday 11h00

- KIT map collections
- Photography (vault)

Monday-Thursday 24h after requesting
Friday-Sunday Two working days later
Items shelved at Bibliotheca Thysiana Before Friday 11h00 Friday afternoon
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day  16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Library
Request time Available from (approx.)
Social and Behavioural Sciences
Library items
Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Next working day 9h30
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day  16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
Law Library
Request time Available from (approx.)
Law Library items Monday-Thursday before 20h30 1h after requesting
Monday-Thursday from 20h30 Next day 9h30
Friday-Sunday before 15h30 1h after requesting
Friday-Sunday from 15h30 Next day 1h after opening
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day  16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
Van Steenis Depot
Request time Available from (approx.)
All items Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day 16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
Wijnhaven Library, the Hague
Request time Available from (approx.)
All items Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day 14h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Next working day 14h00
Pickup location
Science Library
Request time Available from (approx.)
Science Library items Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Next working day 9h30
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day 16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
Walaeus Library
Request time Available from (approx.)
Walaeus  Library items Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Next working day 9h30
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day 16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00
Pickup location
African Studies Centre Library
Request time Available from (approx.)
African Studies Centre Library items Monday-Friday before 16h00 1h after requesting
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Next working day 9h30
Items shelved at other UBL locations Monday-Friday before 16h00 Next working day 16h00
Monday-Friday from 16h00 / weekend Two working days later 16h00

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