Are you looking for books? On this page you will find information on how to search for books at Utrecht University Library.

Search engines for books

Base your search on data such as author, title, edition etc. The following search engines include print books as well as e-books:


Do you have questions about finding and reading e-books? Please visit the page on e-books.

Search by topic

 If you want to find books on a certain topic we recommend you to use the options below.

  • Google Books searches the content of books. (Want to find out more? See LibGuide Google Books)
  • On publishers' websites and on commercial sites of organisations such as Amazon, and Bruna you will find more information.

In a catalogue you will often find information on the book as a whole, but no information about the separate book chapters. This is most true for print books.

 How to get hold of the book(s)?

More information

Have a look at the LibGuide Searching for books
WorldCat general information