• Searchable with HUGO
  • Accessible within the HU
  • Accessible from home with HU login
  • Academic Search Premier

    Fulltext articles from 3,600 international academic journals.
    Abstracts from 8,100 journals.

    Manual Video
  • BJu Tijdschriften

    Over 40 online journals (Dutch and English) by Boom Juridische uitgevers, all articles are fulltext available. A wide range of legal literature but also related issues such as crime, safety and financial management.

  • Boom Bestuurskunde

    Access to 4 Dutch online journals on public administration.

  • Business Source Elite

    Provides full text coverage for more than 1,000 international journals on finance, economics and management. In addition to the full text, the database offers abstracts for over 1,750 journals. Also includes detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies.

  • CBS Statline

    Information from the Dutch central bureau for statistics (CBS) on many social and economic subjects.

  • Communicatie Intelligence Database

    Database for communication professionals: (scientific) research, how-to articles, checklists and more. Both national and international data is included.

  • Company Dashboard

    Company reports, financial data, business structures and market reports.

  • contains information on Dutch businesses and foreign companies with Dutch holdings.

  • DART-Europe

    DART stands for Digital Archive of Research Theses. It’s a partnership of research libraries and library consortia who are working together to improve global access to European research theses. The database gives access to 360.000 theses and dissertations of more than 500 European universities.

  • Digitale Grote Almanak

    Dutch database offering practical information on regulations and services that are part of the daily work of care professionals. The selection of subjects including social security, taxes, housing and student grants is based on the issues confronting citizens' social advisers and Legal Aid and Advice Centres.

  • DOAJ (Directory of open access journals)

    Open access directory with quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • Emerald Insight

    Access to various online journals in various disciplines including: business, (higher) education, pedagogy, engineering, information & knowledge management, facility management, operations & logistics, quality management and marketing.

  • ESB : vakblad voor economen

  • Espacenet : Europe's Network of patent databases

    Espacenet offers free access to more than 80 million patent documents worldwide, containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today (Dutch patents from 1912 to today).
    English version available at

  • EUR-Lex

    Official journal of the European Union. Contains current treaties, legislation, legislative proposals and case-law.

  • EuroFM

    European Facility Management network.

  • Eurostat

    Access to a large amount of data on the EU Member States, important partner countries and European regions. Data is available on the following topics: economy, finance, population, social conditions, agriculture, external trade, transport, environment, energy, science and technology.

  • Factomedia base

    Dutch database with articles in the field of purchasing and facility management.

  • Finance & Control base

    Dutch database with over 2,000 articles on financial management.

  • Gartner

    Offers publications on research and analysis of trends in IT strategy and telecommunications. Clicking on "Explore" is a way to see hype cycles and magic quadrants. Note that by logging in you give Gartner your HU email adress.

  • GreenFile

    Database covering all aspects of human impact to the environment, such as global warming, pollution, renewable energy and recycling. The database provides abstracts for more than 384,000 records, as well as full text for more than 4,700 records.
    By default, Greenfile is not searched by HUGO. In HUGO this can be adjusted via 'Advanced search'.

  • HBO Kennisbank

    Dutch national database with full text publications by students and lecturers of the HU and other Dutch universities (mostly in Dutch) - interface in English:

  • IMF

    The site of the International Monetary Fund offers access to internationl data, statistics and country information. Under "Publications" you find e.g. the following publications in pdf format: the IMF Country Reports and The World Economic Outlook.

  • International Corporate Sustainability Reporting Site

    Site dedicated to Corporate Sustainability / CSR and environmental reporting. You can find news, a resource library (guidelines, tools, articles etc.), sustainability reports of multinational companies and more.

  • Legal Intelligence

    Dutch search engine for (corporate) lawyers, tax specialists and accountants. By using the search engine you can search both Dutch and European legal texts simultaneously. Select Hogeschool Utrecht, confirm and log in.

  • LexisNexis Academic

    Dutch and international news sources.
    Works best with Internet Explorer.

    Manual Video
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)

    Indexes for more than 600 English journals, books, research reports and proceedings in the field of information science and information management.

  • Management executive base

    Dutch database, including the Management tools base. Access to articles and instruments from various Kluwer publications on management.

  • Marketing Intelligence Database

  • Marketline Advantage

    Offers over 30,000 company profiles, 3,500 industry profiles, and 110 country profiles. Reports are fulltext available in pdf format and offer information on market segmentation, market rivalry, SWOT analyses and forecasts. Depending on the information type you can download content in one of the formats: PDF, Excel, Word or PowerPoint.


    Open access source with publications from all Dutch universities, research institutes, the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) and the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NOW). Includes open access doctoral theses from all Dutch universities. Click on the English icon on the right top of the page.

  • Navigator (voorheen Kluwer Navigator)

    This Dutch legal database includes regulations and legislation combined with case law, comments, specialist literature, journals and Kluwer series. In addition to legal information, you have access to the Kengetallen module as well as all the “Vakstudies” publications for tax specialists. Personalised features are available by registering your HU account: select ‘Of inloggen via: WO/HBO' and click on the HU logo.

  • NEN Connect

    Database with standards on construction, installation, environment, trade and industry. Access to: all national standards (NEN, NPR, NTA). All European and international standards accepted for use in the Netherlands (NEN-EN, NEN-EN-ISO, NEN-ISO, NEN-EN-IEC and NEN-IEC). All international standards (ISO and IEC).

  • Ondernemerswijzer

    Dutch database with information for self-employed entrepreneurs.


    Central access point to all Dutch governmental organizations of the Netherlands.

  • Pressreader

    Database with international newspapers, available in complete layout. Some titles have a translate option.

  • Rechtsorde

    This legal information portal provides access to all legal sources covered by Hogeschool licences (Kluwer Navigator, Boom Juridische tijdschriften, journals published by Paris, Ars Aequi maandblad) as well as to relevant public sources (including,, Eurlex etc.). All sources can be searched in one go. Manuals, tuition and personalised features are available by registering your HU account: click on ‘Hogeschool Utrecht’ (top right), select ‘WO en HBO hier inloggen’ and click on the HU logo.


    Site of the Netherlands Judiciary. You can find information on the Netherlands judicial system and the Council for the Judiciary. The site also has an English version.

  • Sage Business Cases

    The 2500 Sage business cases are designed to engage students in applying core concepts to practice through the use of examples from the global business environment. With instructor-only teaching notes with suggested teaching strategies, target audience, and possible responses to discussion questions that can help facilitate classroom discussion. Topics include Marketing, Operations Management, Small Business & Entrepreneurship, International Business, Human Resource Management, and more.

  • Sage Premier

    Online access to over 550 scientific peer-reviewed journals published by Sage, in the field of Social Science, Biomedical and Health sciences, and Engineering. Digtial archive from 1999 with over 290,000 fulltext articles.

  • Science Direct

    Over 1.2 million scientific articles, from 1995 up to the present. Many articles are fulltext available, some only in abstract.

  • Sdu HSE

  • Sigma base

    Dutch database with information on quality management in the profit as well in the non profit sector: news, columns and articles containing practical information, visions and recent developments, instruments, theoretical contexts and views.The articles come from the ‘Handboek Integrale Kwaliteitszorg’, the ‘Handboek Kwaliteit in de Praktijk’, and from the archive of ‘Sigma: platform voor kwaliteitsmanagement’, from 1997 onwards

  • Sociaal en Cultureel Planbureau

    Site of The Netherlands Institute for Social Research, a government agency which conducts research into the social aspects of all areas of government policy. The main fields studied are health, welfare, social security, the labour market and education, with a particular focus on the interfaces between these fields. Publications are full text available.
    Language: Dutch / English.

  • Springer Journals

    Over 1200 journals on all fields of science.


    Bibliographic database with UNESCO documents, publications and library collection (covering educational, social, natural, cultural and information sciences).

  • United Nations : Statistics Division

    Statistical information from the United Nations, Statistics Division.

  • Vereniging Schoonmaak Research (VSR)

  • WARC

    (World Advertising Research Center)is the world's premier information resource for marketing, advertising and communications professionals, with more than 50,000 articles from three decades and all main markets. They have material on all aspects of communications from award-winning case studies to cutting-edge think pieces and conference reports, academic papers, respected adspend forecasts and creative executions. Sources are Warc’s dedicated researchers and correspondents around the world, 50 leading partners worldwide and publications they produce with other organizations.
    Extensive user guide.

  • Wereldbank / The World Bank

    Site of The World Bank, provides free and open access to a comprehensive set of data about development in countries around the globe, together with other datasets cited in the data catalog.

  • World Factbook, The

    Access to information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 267 world entities.