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  • Academic Search Premier

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

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  • Beheer en onderhoudkosten

    Dutch database on the costs of management en maintenance in build engineering.

  • BioMed central

    Access to over 250 peer-reviewed open access journals, covering all areas of biology, biomedicine and medicine.

  • Bouwformatie - Bouwkosten online (Archidat)

    Dutch database on costs and details in the building and construction industry.

  • Bouwkosten (Vakmedianet)

    Dutch database on the costs in the building and construction industry.

  • BrisWarenhuis

    Dutch database on the rules and regulations in the construction industry. An account at KennisID is needed (use your or e-mail address).
    For information on Dutch standards go to: NEN Connect, for SBR publications go to: SBRCURnet.

  • Bouwkosten (Casadata)

    Dutch database on building costs, includes also rebuilding, restauration, renovation, repair en maintenance costs.
    Free, limited access with and account on the website of Casadata.

  • CBS Statline

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

  • Chemiekaarten

    Dutch database with access to recent and validated information on nearly 1,400 chemical substances. One substance per page, presenting details on identification, physical properties, symptoms, first aid, transport regulations, etc.

  • Company Dashboard

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

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

  • CROW online kennismodules

    Dutch database with full text publications on the build environment: infrastructure, traffic, road design, safety and mobility.

  • 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 Grenswaarden stoffen op de werkplek

    Dutch database with information on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) for substances in the Netherlands.

  • DOAJ (Directory of open access journals)

    Open access directory with quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.

  • Elektronische Zeitschriftenbibliothek

    'Universitaetsbibliothek Regensburg'
    Access to (full-text) articles online.

  • 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.

  • 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'.

  • GWW Kosten

    Dutch database on the costs of civil engineering.

  • 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:

  • ISSO-Kennisbank

    Dutch database with information for the installation sector.
    An account at KennisID is needed (use your or e-mail address).

  • Journal Citation Reports (JCR)

    Comprehensive resource that allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 11,000 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 80 countries.

  • LexisNexis Academic

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

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  • 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.


    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.

  • 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).


    Dutch database with information on the ecological and health data of building products. Teachers and students can create a free HU-account through or

  • Ondernemerswijzer

    Dutch database with information for self-employed entrepreneurs.


    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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  • 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.

  • SBRCURnet

    Dutch database on construction engineering. For CUR publications see database BrisWarenhuis and SBRCURnet. Preferably use SBRCURnet.

  • 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.

  • Scifinder on the Web

    To use this database you need to register once (for free) within the HU buildings. Use this registration link. Database that combines Chemical abstracts and Medline.

  • Sdu HSE

  • 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.

  • Stichting Rioned

    Dutch website, with English section, on sewage systems and water treatment. Register and log in with your HU account.

  • Toxnet

    Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases.

  • TUDelft Institutional Repository

    Access to public scientific publications (full text) of TU Delft, Netherlands (Delft University of Technology). The material in a repository comprises a set of bibliographic details and the full-text document.

  • TUDelft Kennisbank Waterbouw

    This virtual knowledge centre (VKC) on water contains full text, non-confidential information published by TUDelft and others.

  • 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).

  • Wiley Online Library: journals

    Over 1500 journals in all fields of science. A large part is full text available.

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