WorldCat is a catalogue where you can search on a global, national and Utrecht University Library level. You will find the Utrecht University Library collection in WorldCat, together with the collections of thousands of other libraries and publishers worldwide.

Search WorldCat via an optimised entry offered by Utrecht University Library:

WorldCat UU

Access to digital material

You have access to digital material directly from the search results in WorldCat. If you are off-campus you will have to log in with your Solis-id or UMC-account first, on campus you have access straight away. If an article is published in open access, it is always available.. For more information please read the page about online access.

Access to printed material

You will find printed material from the Utrecht University Library collections in WorldCat. The availability of every item is shown on the page with search results. Click on the title if you cannot immediately see where the book is located.

Requesting and borrowing

You can take the books from the shelves and check them out yourself, but you can also request them by clicking on the "Request item@UU" button. If items are on loan to other borrowers you can use the "Request item@UU" button to reserve them. You will be asked to log in with your (guest) Solis ID.

Find out more

Read more about how to use WorldCat in the WorldCat LibGuide.


If you have any other questions, please contact us.