Onze digitale collectie met websites van de oude internetprovider XS4ALL wordt documentair Unesco-werelderfgoed. Bijzonder, want het is de eerste webcollectie van de wereld die deze status krijgt.
What was written in 17th century newspapers? We now know thanks to a collaboration between the KB and the Dutch Language Institute.
More library members borrowed e-books and audiobooks in 2021. This means that the national digital public library was used well in the Netherlands last year. 84% of online library accounts borrowed at least one e-book or audio book. This is one of the conclusions of research carried out by the KB.
The National Library of the Netherlands (KB) has launched a new web collection: Religion and Philosophy of Life. In it you will find 580 websites about religion, spirituality and philosophy of life, or how people view life. It is the largest Dutch web collection on this subject.
Since the start of the war, Dutch libraries have been accumulating a large collection of books and teaching materials for Ukrainian refugees. They vary from free printed and digital reading matter, to language aids, support for job-seekers, and meetings to make people feel at home in the Netherlands.