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Borrowing from other libraries

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    If you cannot find a book or journal article in our catalogue, you can also request it from other libraries via Interbibliothecair Leenverkeer (IBL, a service for interlibrary loans).

    To do so, you must fill out this application form(opens in new tab).

    • You can only request titles that are not present in the Mediacentrum collection;
    • Students pay €3 per book request. The following applies to articles: 1 to 10 copies €3, €0.20 for every additional copy. Requests via IBL are free for staff.
    • You will automatically receive a confirmation email after submitting your request.
    • Requests are not free of obligation: you must also pay the fee if you cancel your request.
    • You will receive an email from us when you can pick up your book. Articles will be sent to your email.
    • You will pay for your request after delivery of the book/article. You can do so at the payment terminal in the Mediacentrum (PIN) or by means of our catalogue (iDEAL).
    • The term of an IBL book loan is 3 weeks;
    • you cannot extend IBL books yourself. For extensions and other questions, send an email to in new tab).