University library

The libraries are open, service has been extended, digitally as well as on campus. Check the opening hours and digital services.
Facilitating open knowledge creation

Ghent University Library is a network of faculty libraries and the Book tower, giving access to a broad range of scholarly information and supporting users in finding the right information.

Through the catalogue on you can find, among others:

The catalogue is freely accessible to everyone. The scholarly sources themselves are mostly restricted to the UGent network. Visitors can make use of the libraries to consult material.

Open Access, free access to scholarly information, is a spearhead of the university library. That's why many publications written by UGent researchers are freely available in the academic bibliography, as are many images in the image database. All these collections are made available in Read our disclaimer to know what you can and cannot do with the data.



Practical information