Students, teachers and staff members of the Amsterdam School of the Arts (AHK) have access to all six faculty libraries. Some of the libraries allow external users restricted access. For details, check the information of the separate libraries.


You can search the collections of the six faculty libraries either combined or separately.
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The library is closed on the following days:
Monday May 5th (National Liberation Day)
Thursday May 29th (Ascension Day)
Monday June 9th (Whitmonday)

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The libraries of the AHK have signed several licence agreements with providers of specialized databases. Most of these are only accessible for students and staff members.
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For whom are the libraries accessible? Who can lend materials? How many materials can I lend at the same time? How long can I lend them?
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