Access to the collection
The Royal Library of Belgium safeguards an important and extensive literary, artistic and scientific heritage. We provide access to this heritage in different ways:
Science and research
As a scientific library, we provide scientific information and support research.
- Overview of past and ongoing research projects
- In Monte Artium, the journal of the Royal Library of Belgium
- Get in touch with a specialist in the field
- Discover our Reading Rooms
Events and exhibitions
The digital library: Belgica
Generally speaking, every document that the Royal Library of Belgium digitises is put online. You can consult the documents in Belgica, our digital library, and search all digitised collections in it.
You can also view a selection of documents in the online gallery
Works that are not subject to copyright are published online without any access restrictions. Copyrighted works can only be consulted within the institution using special terminals in the Reading Rooms.