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 have two options to access these documents:
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.