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Codarts Library: OTHER LIBRARIES

Borrow from other libraries


If a book, aheet music or article from a journal is not in the collection of Codarts, you have the possibility to order it from another library.

In the bibliographic database Picarta on Worldcat you can check if the book, sheet music or journal is available in The Netherlands or search libraries worldwide. 

When you found what you're looking for, you can make a request by filling out the form on the right side. You will receive an email as soon as the item has arrived and can be collected. Digital files will be sent to you.

The fee for this service will be charged to you. Depending on the material to be borrowed, you pay between € 6,50 and € 13,00 for orders within The Netherlands. Orders abroad are more expensive. We'll inform you about the price before we make the final order.

!Always check the Codarts catalogue before you submit a request!


The Erasmus University Library in Rotterdam has an extensive collection of scholarly information and is a typical social science library. The University Library has collections on the following topics:

  • Art and Culture
  • Social sciences
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Communication
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Business Administration
  • Economics
  • European integration
  • Communication
  • Law
  • Statistics

Even when you're not a student or employee of the EUR, you are welcome to utilize the facilities in the University Library. Some services are for free, others not. HERE you will find an overview of the possibilities and what is required from you in return.



The Koninlijke Bibliotheek (K​​B)​ is the national library of the Netherlands and offers access to everything published in a​nd about the Netherlands.


Students in higher education receive a 50% ​discount (€ 7,50 instead of € 15,-) on an year's subscription​​. With this subscription you have access to the complete collection of the KB, you may use dozens​ of databases and a huge amount of e-books, e-journals and electronic newspapers.​ Which databases can be used from outside the KB, depends on the copyright restrictions of each database.

As a Codarts student you can register online. During the registration process, you have to log in with your Codarts codes and identify yourself via DigiD or by sending a scan of your ID.

KB address: Prins Willem-Alexanderhof 5 in The Hague (close to The Hague Central Station).