Key figures

6 million users

Over 6 million Dutch people use our digital services, including the online Library, Delpher and the Digital Library of Dutch Literature (DBNL).

653 Digital Government Information Points

We have 653 Digital Government Information Points (IDOs) in libraries, which allow Dutch citizens with poor digital skills to take part in an increasingly digitised society.

121 kilometres of collection items

We store almost 121 kilometers of books, newspapers and magazines, and were the first institution in the world to boast a digital archive for publications. Furthermore, we store ‘digital born’ heritage, and have more than 20,000 websites in our collection.