Search through all books, newspapers, magazines and other publications that are stored in the KB warehouses.
The National Library collection never stops growing. That’s why a new repository is needed; to ensure the secure and energy-neutral storage of the collection for the long-term.
The KB is building a new book repository. This promises to be a hypermodern building where our collection will be safe for the next centuries. Some highlights.
The KB collects everything that is written in and about the Netherlands. We want to preserve this written heritage and make it easily accessible to everyone.
The KB facilitates research. We work together with researchers who we offer access to our physical and digital collection.
Public libraries and the KB together form 1 network of public library facilities. Together they determine the course of the library system.
Registration Agency NBN is a service of the KB. It ensures that (scientific) institutions can use sustainable links. What does that entail?
If you’re starting a career in the sciences and want to use our digital collection for research, why not become a researcher-in-residence at the KB? You can use our databases and collaborate with our Digital Humanities team.
The KB is researching the best way to move the entire collection from the current building to a new external repository. Read more about this investigation.
Data services such as digital collections and metadata of the KB are available for research and reuse, sometimes subject to conditions. Read more.