On this page you will find information about requesting material from the collections of Utrecht University Library.

Requesting

You request books and journals through the catalogue. You will be notified by email when your request is availabe for collection on the reservation shelves in the library you selected. You have seven days to pick up the books and journals.

Photocopies of articles

You can use the copiers/printers in the library to make photocopies of printed publications. Or request photocopies through your ILL account. This service is not free of charge (check our pricelist under Loan items, copies/scans from Utrecht University Library).

How long will it take?

Both locations apply the rule that material from other library locations is available after one working day. During weekends and on public holidays there are no deliveries from the Uithof depositories and/or other library locations. Below you will find how long it takes before you can collect your requests from the Uithof (depository)collections in the University Library Uithof.

Requested Pick up from
before 9 a.m. 11 a.m.
before 11 a.m. 1 p.m.
before 1 p.m. 3 p.m.
before 3 p.m. 5 p.m.
after 3 p.m. next working day at 11 a.m.

Below you will find how long it takes before you can collect your requests from the city centre library in the University Library City Centre.

Requested Pick up from
before 9 a.m. 12 noon
before 1 p.m. 4 p.m.
after 1 p.m. next working day 12 noon

By mail

Would you rather have your requests sent to your home address? This service is not free of charge. In the catalogue select Send by mail at 'Pickup location'.

Requesting from Special Collections

You will find information about requesting material from Special Collections on the page Requesting and Consultation Special Collections.

Social Sciences Testing Materials Library

Would you like to borrow tests from the Testing Materials Library? You request them through the catalogue. Please note: tests can only be borrowed by staff and students of Psychology and Pedagogical Sciences and must be picked up at the service desk in the University Library Uithof.

Questions

Any questions about requesting library materials? Please ask at the service desks or contact us at library@uu.nl