Reading rooms

The unique materials from the Special Collections may only be consulted in the following reading rooms:

  • De la Fontaine Verweyzaal (main Reading room)
  • Map room
  • Room Bibliotheca Rosenthaliana
  • Room Boekgeschiedenis
  • Room Kerkelijke Collecties

The desk clerk in the main Reading room can also help you with registration, information on the collections and photo requests.

Books and journals from the Artis Library may be consulted in the reading room of the Artis Library.

All reading rooms are equipped with a reference library.

Study spaces and equipment

Forty study spaces and a data network connection are provided in the De la Fontaine Verweyzaal. UvA students and staff can use the UvA data network, and visitors can use the Eduroam network.

In the main Reading room there are two PCs for library use only, and two PCs for UvA students and staff to use. The reference library is also equipped with two PCs for library use only.

Contact De la Fontaine Verweyzaal

Tel.: +31 (0)20 525 2473

Contact Map room

Tel.: +31 (0)20 525 2354

Contact Artis Library

Tel.: +31 (0)20 525 5898

Published by  Special Collections UvA

22 October 2015