PiCarta is the Dutch national catalogue. If the University Library does not hold the publication, you can check PiCarta to see if it is available in other Dutch libraries.
What will you find in PiCarta?
PiCarta is a central catalogue containing the collections of over 400 Dutch libraries, including all university libraries. You will find descriptions of journal articles, books and other document types in all disciplines.
In PiCarta you can request books and copies of journal articles from many libraries.
Access to PiCarta
- PiCarta for staff and students of Utrecht University
- Access to PiCarta for guests. Please note: you need to have an ILL account to log in.
More information about access can be found on the page Online Access.
Searching in PiCarta
PiCarta might be useful if you want to find out more about a subject. PiCarta offers several search options, such as searching by keywords or authors. Saving and sharing titles is also possbible. Under the Help tab you wil find extensive infomation about search strategies.
Requesting from PiCarta
In PiCarta use the link "Available at UB Utrecht" to go to the catalogue of the University Library.
By clicking on Items next to the title in the catalogue you will find out where you can find the item you need. If the University Library does not hold the item, use the link in PiCarta under the tab "Available at" to see which library does.