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New: Find articles by Digital Object Identifier21st September 2020
Looking for an article for which you have a DOI (Digital Object Identifier) or a PMID (PubMed ID)? There is a new possibility to easily retrieve the text of an article, without having to search databases for minutes.
Expand search terms in WorldCat Discovery27th May 2020
WorldCat Discovery can extend your entered search terms with synonyms or related terms.
Library services during coronavirus19th March 2020
Read more about our services during the coronavirus on the university website about the coronavirus (frequently asked questions).
Study places for students
There are approximately 900 workstations in the library. There are workstations with or without a PC and group workstations. It is also possible to use your own laptop. On levels 0 and 2 you work in silence. You can reserve a workstation in the library.
A limited number of PCs are available for so-called "early birds", which means that these workstations cannot be reserved.
Tilburg University Card
The valid Tilburg University Card is the card that is used for multiple purposes and also gives access to the University Library.
Students and staff of Tilburg University can borrow books and av-materials on presentation of the University Card.
Visitors can purchase a loaner's card at the library desk to borrow books.
Visitors with a valid ID can request a day card at the Library Desk. The day card gives access to the library and the workplaces without a PC. During exam periods at Tilburg University, the library is only accessible to students of Tilburg University with a valid University Card and visitors with a library card. During exam periods day cards are not provided.
Facts and Figures
books, magazines, images, old prints and manuscripts.
free to consult for students and staff
are accessible to the whole world through open science
The university library has an extensive collection in the fields of economics, law, social sciences, communication, culture, philosophy and religion. In addition, a number of special collections are managed, including the Brabant Collection.
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