Collection of Social Sciences

On this page you will find information about the collection of Social Sciences at Utrecht University.

Subject specialist

The subject specialist helps you with access to literature and search systems, (systematic) searching, information skills in education and purchase requests.
In addition, advice and support is offered in research and education, on subjects such as: open access, open science, research data management and copyright.


Contact our subject specialists via the contact form or e-mail.

Contact form (Solis-ID)

Depending on your research question, search systems in other fields may also be relevant.

Search engines by discipline

Systematic search

Are you going to do a systematic review or do you want to know more about systematically searching for sources? Contact your subject specialist for (personal) advice and support.

You can also follow the online training course Compass+: Systematically searching for literature. The training course shows you step by step what is involved in setting up and executing a systematic database search.

Social Sciences training courses & background information

Listed below are links to background information and training courses in searching for scientific information in the field of Social Sciences.

We provide the following training courses, including:

More training courses can be found on the LibGuides homepage.

Testing materials library

Utrecht University Library offers a (limited) collection of testing material for students and staff of Psychology and Educational Science. Read more about the Social Sciences Testing Materials Library.

Purchase suggestion

Please submit this form if you have any purchase suggestions.

Where to find the collection?

The printed books and journals can be found on the third floor of the University Library Utrecht Science Park. The last fifteen volumes of the printed journals can be picked up from the shelves. Older volumes are in the depositories; they must be requested.