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WUR Library in Corona times: regular updates

Published on
March 26, 2020

Update 20 May. The libraries will remain closed for studying until further notice. Students and staff can borrow and return books at the Pick Up & Go Desk in Forum Library. WUR Library is taking measures to avoid further spreading of the Corona Virus and to optimize support for students and staff working with Library Resources at home. Read the latest updates on our corona policy.

Update 20 May

The Forum and Leeuwenborch libraries will remain closed for studying until further notice. We're making preparations to ensure a safe learning and working environment for everyone, so we can safely reopen our locations. Students and staff can borrow and return books at the Pick Up & Go desk in Forum Library, Mon - Fri 10:00 am till 12:00 noon. More info on this webpage.

If you need any books or other materials from WUR Library, you can order them via the LiveChat on the website, e-mail or Document Delivery. The Library's digital collection is available and our services are continuing online as much as possible.

Update 25 March

Limited services at the Pick Up & Go Desk in Forum Library

WUR students and staff can borrow and return books at the Pick Up & Go desk in Forum Library. Open Mon - Fri 10:00 am till 12:00 noon. More info on this webpage.

Update 23 March

Forum Library closed until further notice

In order to further reduce any risk of spreading the corona virus Forum Library is closed as of Wednesday 25 March 2020 until further notice.

If you need any books or other materials from WUR Library, you can order them via the LiveChat on the website, e-mail or Document Delivery. A Pick up & Go desk is available in Forum Library on working days from 10:00 am till 12:00 noon for borrowing and returning of books. You may also return books by regular mail, send to: WUR Library, P.O. Box 9100, 6700HA, Wageningen.

The Library's digital collection is of course available and our services are continuing online as much as possible.

Do you have any questions? We are happy to help you! On working days, online support is available via chat, mail (forum.library@wur.nl), Twitter, Facebook and phone (0317-482251) from 8:00 am until 9:00 pm for those who work and study at home.

Update 20 March

Inter Library Book Loan Services suspended

Many libraries in the Netherlands as well as world-wide have been closed temporarily. To our regret it is no longer possible to borrow books from other libraries. You can still request articles and book chapters from other libraries. And of course you can still request & borrow books from WUR Library. Please keep in mind that processing your request may take longer than usual and some items may be unavailable.

Please contact forum.library@wur.nl if you have any questions.

Update 18 March

Due to new corona measures Forum Library has limited opening hours as of Thursday 19 March until 6 April. Leeuwenborch Library and Special Collections are closed.

Adjusted openings hours Forum Library
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Please take notice that during the weekends you can only access the Forum building and the Library with a WURcard.

On weekdays, online support is available via chat, mail (forum.library@wur.nl), Twitter, Facebook and phone (0317-482251) from 8:00 am till 9:00 pm for those who work and study at home. We will carefully monitor online support questions and open extra lines if necessary.

Update 17 March

How to renew books?

Working from home? The Library staff is happy to renew the loan period of your books for you. Please contact us by:

You can also renew your books online via MyLibrary (overdue books cannot be renewed online).

How to return books?

Books may be returned by:

  • regular mail, send to: WUR Library, P.O. Box 9100, 6700HA, Wageningen
  • internal mail, send to: courier number 39 (WUR staff only)

Thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

Update 13 March

  • Leeuwenborch Library and Special Collections will be closed as of 14 March until further notice.
  • At Forum Library we have reduced the number of study places to a maximum of 100 seats per floor, summing up to a maximum of 300 seats. Seats have already been put aside, please do no place them back.
  • Visitors showing clear signs of Nasal congestion or Coughing will be asked by Library staff to conform to the general Corona guidelines and leave the building.
  • Online support is available via chat, mail (mailto:forum.library@wur.nl), Twitter, Facebook and phone (0317-482251) from 8:00 am until 9:00 pm for those who work and study at home. We will carefully monitor online support questions and open extra lines if necessary.
  • Guidelines for easy access at home.
  • Please visit www.wur.eu/library for the latest updates