In your search for scholarly literature you may sometimes find the UBUlink. This link provides information about the availability of the publication via the University Library, in digital as well as in paper format.

UBUlink, quickly to the publication

In the case of digital publications the UBU-link provides direct access. For print publications the UBU-link gives information about availability at Utrecht University Library. 

Different looks of the UBUlink

Sometimes the UBUlink is a red button, but it can also be a text link.


In Google Scholar you will find the UBUlink in the right hand column, next to the search results.


In some cases Google Scholar shows a textual UBUlink under the button 'More'.

UBUlink Google Scholar

How does the UBUlink work?

If you click on the UBUlink you will be led directly, if possible, to the electronic version of the publication.


On the right hand side you will see a yellow bar. If you click on the yellow side bar you will find the data of the publication you have been directed to at the top. Below you will find a number of other options to get hold of the publication.


If you click on the button “More’  a menu will appear. In this menu you will again find  several ways to consult the publication and also links to pages with more information.



Any questions about the UBUlink? Please send an email to library@uu.nl