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The CMB is closed until February 9. Online services continue as normal!

12 January 2021
corona virus

The Central Medical Library will be closed until Tuesday, February 9, 2021.

Reserve a seat

During this period, you cannot reserve a seat or group room at the CMB.

Borrow & return books

Borrowing books remains possible. You can request books via SmartCat, pick up is only possible at the self-service of the University Library City Centre. For UMCG employees, we can also send requested books to your workplace via internal mail. Send us an email if you want that.
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You can return library books via the Bookbox outside the University Library City Centre.

Online services

All online services will continue as usual.


Do you urgently need a specific book? Let us know and we will try to get it as an e-book.

Request articles

Students and staff can still request journal articles from other libraries.


Although you cannot make an on-site appointment during the closing period, you can always contact us by email for assistance. Or schedule an online meeting:

  • Help with a search strategy: go to Request for LitSearch Support or send an email to literaturesearch
  • Help with Pure: e-mail pure
  • Help with Open Access: e-mail openaccess
  • Help with Endnote, Mendeley and Refworks: e-mail refman

Other questions?

We will remain available, even on weekends. Contact us via:

Email: cmb

Social media: Instagram / Facebook / Twitter

Chat: Chat with a librarian
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