About the Library

Accessibility HU Library during COVID

Location Utrecht has limited opening hours, location Amersfoort and HUB-Lab are closed.
This is related to the measures taken by the government with regard to the COVID virus.

You can contact us Monday to Friday from 8.30 am to 5 pm:
Mail: bibliotheek@hu.nl
Phone: 0884817125
Whatsapp: 0628758915

Can I spontaneously visit the library?
No, you can only visit the library Utrecht to collect reserved items or to study by making an appointment in advance. You can return items by depositing them in the return box placed at the library entrance, you don’t need to make an appointment. Location Amersfoort is closed, returning items is not possible!

Borrowing material
Borrowing material is only possible by placing an online reservation beforehand. You will receive an email as soon as we processed your reservation. In this email you find a link to the appointment planner. You now have 6 days to schedule an appointment. If you don’t make an appointment within these 6 days, we will cancel your reservation. It is not possible to collect material without making an appointment!

Returning material
You can return library material from Monday to Friday by depositing them in the return box placed at the Utrecht library entrance. We will process the books after a quarantine period of at least 72 hours. The items will remain in your account for a few days after depositing in the return box.

Can I study in the library?
Studying in the library is only possible for a limited number of students. You need to place a reservation on a study spot.

Can I request material from other libraries?
Yes it’s possible to request material from other libraries. Requesting books and articles from other libraries is  now also free for students till 9/9/2020! 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.

You can visit us virtually to see all the possibilities.  Please contact us via mail, or on working days between 1.00 and 4.00 pm via our MS Teams page


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

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