About the Library

Accessibility HU Library during COVID

Please note! From April 28, the library will again offer limited access to students. Due to the Corona measures, access to the library is currently very limited.

Contact

You can contact us by emailwhatsapp or telephone (0884817125).

Address details of the HU libraries

HU Library Utrecht
Visiting address: Padualaan 99, 3584 CH Utrecht
Mailing address: Postbus 182, 3500 AD Utrecht

HU Library Amersfoort
Visiting address: De Nieuwe Poort 21, 3812 PA Amersfoort
Mailing address: Postbus 512, 3800 AM Amersfoort

Study spots

Current situation:
Study spots in the library can only be reserved by students who cannot work at home. To obtain permission to use these spots, please contact your student counsellor.
Check yourself in at the library by scanning the QR code. Please note: your study spot reservation will expire if you don’t check in within one hour after the starting time of your reservation.

It is required to wear a face mask when entering the library. This can only be taken off after you sit down.

From April 28:
Study spots in the libraries and at location Domstad are only available for HU students and must be reserved in advance.
Please note: no further services are provided at the Domstad location.
You check in at the library desk via a QR code. Your reservations will expire if you do not check in within one hour after the starting time of your reservation.

It is mandatory to wear a face mask when walking within the library or Domstad. It may only be taken off when you are seated at your reserved spot.

The following opening hours apply to students who have permission:

 

Location Utrecht Location Amersfoort
Monday April 12 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Tuesday April 13 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Wednesday April 14 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 19.00 hrs
Thursday April 15 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Friday April 16 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Saturday April 17 8.30 – 17.00 hrs Closed

 

Location Utrecht Location Amersfoort
Monday April 19 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Tuesday April 20 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Wednesday April 21 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 19.00 hrs
Thursday April 22 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Friday April 23 8.30 – 20.00 hrs 8.30 – 17.00 hrs
Saturday April  24 8.30 – 17.00 hrs Closed

 

Borrow / return

Current situation:
It is currently not possible to come to the library to borrow or return items. We ship items to your address when you need them urgently (max. 5 items). If you need this service, please contact us. Books can be returned via mail to HU Bibliotheek,  Postbus 1800 AD Utrecht. Current loans have been renewed until September 8, 2021.

From April 28:
You can return your items by depositing these in the return box at the the entrance of the HU libraries in Utrecht and Amersfoort. Borrowing books is only allowed with the use of a shopping basket.

 

Request articles from other libraries

It is possible to request materials from other libraries. This service is free of charge till September 8, 2021. See here for more information

Information specialists

If you need help finding relevant information, you can contact the information specialists by email.
Researchers who need help with their research, mail to research support.

HUB-Lab

The HUB-Lab does not have an open entrance, please contact hublab@hu.nl to make an appointment.

Teams such as ILL and copyrights, will also remain available by email.

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