How to borrow KITLV books from Tuesday July 1, 2014
Use this link to borrow KITLV book from Leiden University Library

How to join the KITLV
Use this link to become a member of the Learned Society/Vereniging KITLV


Because of the transfer of the KITLV collections to the Leiden University Library (UBL) as of Tuesday, July 1, the KITLV reading room will be closed after Friday, June 27. Borrowed books may be returned to the desk at the UBL.


KITLV members have the right to a free LU card for the UBL, to be obtained at the service desk of UB Leiden; they will receive a letter from the UB Leiden with further information at short notice. More information ...>>

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