The Netherlands Institue for the Near East

The Netherlands Institute for the Near East - Nederlands Instituut voor het Nabije Oosten - Institut néerlandais du Proche-Orient

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Collection & Catalogue

The NINO library comprises over 50,000 volumes related to Assyriology, Egyptology, ancient Palestine and Islamic art and architecture. The volumes are directly accessible for visitors. As the collection is meant primarily for study purposes, the volumes do not circulate. The library welcomes an average of 9,000 visitors yearly, from both the Netherlands and abroad.

The online catalogue of the NINO library is available through (Leiden University's library catalogue), under the subcategory "Leiden collections".