University library Tilburg University
Search the University Library's collection and online collections worldwide for information anytime, anywhere. The library is open daily.
Different opening hours Library
During this academic year, the library will have different opening hours on the following days:
- Thursday May 18 Ascension Day Closed
- Friday May 19: Collective days off 10:00 - 00:00
- Sunday May 28: Whit Sunday Closed
Monday May 29: Whit Monday 10:00 - 00:00
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Out now: a new Open Science Guide15th May 2023
A new practical Open Science guide for early-career researchers is published by the Dutch consortium of University Libraries (UKB) and other partners.
Libguide on APA 7 now available22nd February 2023
by Anja Habraken
A contribution to Sustainability from the library14th February 2023
by Marian Papavoine on February 2nd, 2023
Collections university library
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.
All dissertations are placed together on the second floor. In low cabinets around the central staircase the books are grouped together, per School. All theses can be found here, from the very first one published in 1938 to the most recent one. Nowadays, over one hundred dissertations by Tilburg University researchers are published each year.
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/Staff Tilburg University||Visitors|
|Can borrow books and av-materials on presentation of the University Card||Can purchase a library card at the information desk in the library to borrow books.|
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Assistance with academic writing, source search and source references for students
Are you looking for tailored help with academic writing? Then the Scriptorium is the right place for help with writing assignments, such as a paper, a report or your thesis. The Scriptorium offers individual support for writing in both Dutch and English.
You can also get help with searching for relevant background literature, consulting specific databases, and questions about quoting and citing sources.
Learn to program
Do you want to learn to program? Then check out DataCamp first chance you get! This online learning environment features courses in R, Python, and SQL.
At the Science Lab, there are several computers and robots available that you can use. This is not a class or course: You are completely free to experiment with these robots and try things out that you think are interesting. Science Lab is for all students, regardless of whether they have prior knowledge of programming or not. Join the lab on Tuesday and Thursday from 14:00 to 15:00 hrs., in L104.
Research support for scientists
As a scientist, you can contact the University Library for advice on the use of scientific information in general and Tilburg's library collections, including scientific databases in particular.
The library also provides advice and services relating to the use of research data (finding, storing, describing, sharing, reusing, publishing, archiving) and drawing up data management plans.
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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