Access and registration

Opening Hours Forum Library

The regular opening hours of Forum Library are:

  • Monday to Friday: 8 am - 10 pm
  • Saturday to Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm

Please note that after 7 pm and during the weekends you need a valid WURcard to enter the Forum building.


WUR students and staff are automatically registered for the Library. Your WURcard is also your library card.

Other visitors (non-WUR) need to set up a free guest account to borrow books and other materials from WUR Library. To set up a WUR Library guest account, please follow these instructions. Once you have created a guest account, you need to visit Forum Library and show a valid ID at the lending desk to borrow materials.

Access digital library

On campus

Students and staff of Wageningen University and Research have automatically access to the digital library when you are logged in with your WUR account:

  • on a WUR pc or laptop
  • on a personal laptop or mobile device via Eduroam

Please note that some databases, even on campus, still demand a login with your WUR account.


WUR staff and students have off-campus access to the Library's online subscriptions and resources. Read more about the various ways to get off-campus access.

Access for visitors

On campus

Guest PCs Visitors can use the quest PCs in Forum Library to consult the digital collections. You cannot download, print or email the full text from these PCs.

Personal device Visitors can use their institutional Eduroam account to login to the WUR wireless network or they can create a one-day Eduroam account. With an Eduroam connection visitors can access the digital library and download the full text. Please note that some databases require a WUR account and are not available for guests.


Visitors (non-WUR) don't have off-campus access to the digital library.