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General library collection
The library has an extensive collection of (online) books and journals on every subject that is taught at the Erasmus University.
The starting point for the procurement policy is the scientific relevance for the institution itself, depending on the research activities and educational programs within the faculties. In addition, national coordination between university and other libraries plays a role.
Special library collections
On the following pages you will find information about our special collections:
- History Didactics Collection;
- Jan Tinbergen Collection;
- Books published before 1850;
- Patient Stories Collection (Dutch only).
The publications from these collections cannot be borrowed (except for the Patients Stories Collection), but are available for inspection. Read more about how to request publications from the special collections.
Academic Heritage Erasmus University Rotterdam
Erasmus University would like to share its historic material. This website takes you on a journey through our university’s history. Here you can find information about our historic objects and documents. This includes the collection of portraits of leading professors and the sizable collection of medals. The website will be expanded gradually with more information about the collections.