Unique, valuable and rare early printed works, manuscripts, maps, globes, sheet music and other special materials can be found at the Department of Special Collections of Utrecht University Library. Curators, information specialists and other experts in the field of Special Collections are present to advise and support researchers, lecturers and students in their research, teaching and study activities.

You are welcome, both online and in the library.

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    • 75 years of UN and special agency Unesco!
      Deze week wordt gevierd dat de Verenigde Naties en deelorganisatie Unesco 75 jaar bestaan. Als erfgoedinstelling met een werk in het Unesco Memory of the World Register doen wii natuurlijk mee.
    • Utrecht skyline online
      The web application Utrecht in Perspectief (‘Utrecht in Perspective’), launched in September 2020, shows the beautiful profiles of Utrecht, which are linked by means of linked data to georeferenced old maps, archive records and Wikipedia.