Visit our reading room to consult our collections containing books, journals, magazines and newspapers, photos, picture postcards, prints and drawings, maps and atlases, Oriental and Western manuscripts and archives, and audiovisual materials.

Digital Resources

KITLV's digital library contains information in about Southeast Asian and the Caribbean in a wide variety of formats including photos, audio and video files.
In the reading room itself, the subscription databases Bibliography of Asian Studies and Computerized Index to Philippine Periodical Literature are also available.

Reading Room

Adres en openingstijden (NL) 
Location and opening hours (ENG)  


Lidmaatschap / Uitleenreglement (NL)
Membership / Lending procedures (ENG)


Fotokopiëren en fotograferen (NL)
Photocopying and photographing (ENG)


Bijzondere Collecties (NL)
Special Collections (ENG)