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  • Accessible within the HU
  • Accessible from home with HU login
  • Academia

    Dutch portal with access to streaming video material from the archives of the Netherlands Institute for sound and vision. The database is updated daily with material from the public broadcasters. If you wish to save or edit material you have to log in at "Inloggen met SURFconext" using your HU-account.

  • Academic Search Premier

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

    Manual Video
  • Boom Bestuurskunde

    Access to 4 Dutch online journals on public administration.

  • Boom Tijdschriften

    Access to 10 Dutch online journals on subjects such as philosophy, psychology and religion.

  • CBS Statline

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

  • Cochrane Library

    Offers over 5,000 fulltext Cochrane Reviews. Also contains over 500,000 descriptions of evidence for healthcare decision-making.
    Click on Advanced search to start your search.

  • 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.

  • Databank Effectieve Jeugdinterventies

    This Dutch database contains peer reviewed information on effective interventions for youth programs on pedagogical issues.

  • Databank Effectieve sociale interventies (Movisie)

    Dutch database with good practices for professionals in the social sector. Movisie is the Netherlands center for social development.

  • DigiBib.Jeugd

    Dutch digital library for youth healthcare and youth welfare. Contains guidelines, government reports and research reports.

  • DigiBib.Zorg

    Dutch portal on the care of the elderly (nursing and home care). With news and access to the digital library. The documents are divided in categories, such as IT, protocols and law.

  • 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.

  • DramaOnline

  • Education Research Complete

    Offers access to 1,300 fulltext articles and 2,200 abstracts from international journals in the field of education and research. Also contains over 550 fulltext books and conference papers.

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  • Gezondheidsteksten

    Dutch database with information about health, illnesses, disabilities and their implications on daily life.

  • 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:

  • Kennisbank diversiteit en emancipatie

  • LexisNexis Academic

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

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  • Management executive base

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


    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 ‘Inloggen met student- of medewerkersaccount' and click on the HU logo.

  • Nederlands Jeugd Instituut (NJI)

  • OTseeker

    Evidence-Based database on occupational therapy.


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

  • Pubmed

    Access to over 27 million citations from biomedical journals back to 1950.

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    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 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. Choose 'advanced search' and then under 'Refine your search' choose 'Subscribed publications' to restrict your search to material available to HU users.

  • 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.

  • SpringerLink collectie Nederlandse tijdschriften

    More than 40 Dutch journals in the field of health care and social work.


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

  • Web of science

    Multidisciplinary bibliography with integrated citation indexes. Contains Science Citation Index Expanded version (from 1945-current), Social Sciences Citation Index (from 1956-current) and Arts and Humanities Citation Index (from 1975-current).

  • Xpert Sociale Zaken

    Access only at the FG, FMR, FMR/CT and HUA
    Dutch database with services and organizations in the field of youth aid.

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