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UPDATE: According to the precautionary measures taken by the Italian authorities to avoid a further spread of the coronavirus, the KNIR Library will remain closed until 1 July 2020. During this period it is still possible to contact the library by e-mail.
Librarian: Janet L. Mente BA,
Library assistant: Angelo Coccarelli,

The URBS Library catalog is of course still available, as is the Discovery Tool Urbis. We would like to remind you that many electronic resources can be accessed through the URBS catalog and through the RUG catalog.
For any questions please do not hesitate to contact us.

If you would like to know more about us, please join our KNIR Bibliotheek Facebook page.


Please note that those wishing to use library facilities are required to bring a letter of introduction and a valid ID.

The direct number to the library is 06/32696223. The library staff may be reached by the following e-mail addresses:
Librarian: Janet L. Mente BA,
Library assistant: Angelo Coccarelli,

In the month of June and July  the library is open by appointment only. The library remains closed during the month of August and on Dutch and Italian holidays: 1 and 6 January, Easter Monday, 25 and 27 April, 1 May, Ascension, Pentacost, 29 June, 8 July, 15 August, 1 November, 8, 25 and 26 December.

Vist our library also on facebook!