InterLibrary Loan

Dutch and international libraries can make an ILL request in WorldShare ILL. Libraries without a WorldShare ILL account can submit their request to This service is not available for in-company libraries.

InterLibrary Loan Rates

Photocopies Loans
Libraries Netherlands €6,50 €13 per volume
Libraries Europe €32 €32 per volume
Libraries worldwide €32/$32 n.a.

Libraries can also pay with IFLA vouchers (copies 2 IFLA vouchers, lending (only in Europe) 3 IFLA vouchers).

Delivery time

  • Journal articles: within 5 days
  • Books: 2 to 5 working days

Default delivery is by e-mail. Contact the Library in case you haven’t received any book or article after a week.

Ordering Special Collections

Special Collections offers collections of rare and old publications. It is possible to order copies of publications. You can also order digital reproductions of images in a high resolution. Note that for image reproduction special rates apply. For more info please read this FAQ.