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Press Release: UniCat [April 28, 2011]

UNICAT: the new Belgian union catalogue is available

Are you looking for a specific book or journal for your research or teaching, but you want to avoid searching the catalogues of academic libraries (universities, schools for higher education, museum, heritage institutions, …) one by one? UniCat meets your need!

UniCat (http://www.unicat.be) is a portal that lets you search and discover Belgian academic library collections. Using powerful search options, UniCat leads you to libraries holding the book or the journal you were looking for. You want to request the book from a library or you want to obtain a photocopy of a journal article? You can contact the library directly or you can request the book or journal article through interlibrary loan from your local library.

UniCat contains about 14 million records from following libraries:

  • Royal Library Albert I (Brussels)
  • Universities
    • FUNDP - Facultés Universitaires Notre-Dame de la Paix (Namur)
    • FUCAM - Facultés Universitaires Catholiques de Mons (Mons)
    • FUSL - Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis (Brussels)
    • KU Leuven - Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
    • UCL - Université Catholique de Louvain
    • ULg - Université de Liège
    • ULB - Université libre de Bruxelles
    • UA - Universiteit Antwerpen
    • UGent - Universiteit Gent
    • UHasselt - Universiteit Hasselt
    • VUB - Vrije Universiteit Brussel
  • Schools for Higher Education
    • Artesis Hogeschool Antwerpen
    • EHB - Erasmushogeschool Brussel
    • Groep T – Internationale Hogeschool Leuven
    • Hogeschool Sint-Lukas Brussel
    • HUB - Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel
    • KAHO - Katholieke Hogeschool Sint-Lieven (Ghent)
    • KATHO - Katholieke Hogeschool Zuid-West-Vlaanderen
    • KdG - Karel de Grote-Hogeschool (Antwerp)
    • KHBO - Katholieke Hogeschool Brugge-Oostende
    • KHK - Katholieke Hogeschool Kempen
    • KHLeuven - Katholieke Hogeschool Leuven
    • KHLim - Katholieke Hogeschool Limburg
    • Lessius Hogeschool (Mechelen en Antwerp)
    • Plantijn Hogeschool (Antwerp)
    • WENK - Hogeschool voor Wetenschap & Kunst (Brussels)
    • XIOS Hogeschool Limburg Hertitage Institutions
    • EHC - Erfgoedbibliotheek Hendrik Conscience (Antwerp)
    • Letterenhuis
    • Felix Archief
    • KADOC
    • Liberaal Archief
  • Museum libraries
    • MPM - Museum Plantin Moretus
    • KBIN - Koninklijk Belgisch Instituut voor Natuurwetenschappen
    • KMSKA - Koninklijk Museum Schone Kunsten te Antwerpen
    • KMKG - Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
    • Koninklijk Museum voor Midden - Afrika
  • Other libraries
    • Belgian Parliament
    • IMEC
    • NBB – National Bank of Belgium
    • Orde van Advocaten - Antwerp
    • SERV - Sociaal-Economische Raad van Vlaanderen
    • Stichting Lezen – Focuspunt Jeugdliteratuur
    • Vesalius Documentatie en Informatie Centrum
    • Flemish Parliament

Collections from other academic libraries will be added in the near future.

UniCat is a project from the Belgian university libraries in cooperation with SemperTool (http://www.sempertool.dk/).


Summary: UniCat is a portal that lets you search and discover Belgian academic library collections. Using powerful search options, UniCat leads you to libraries holding the book or the journal you were looking for. You want to request the book from a library or you want to obtain a photocopy of a journal article? You can contact the library directly or you can request the book or journal article through interlibrary loan from your local library.
Publication Year:2011
Type of Material:Press Release
LanguageEnglish
Date Issued:April 28, 2011
Publisher:UniCat
Company:
Company: UniCat
Products: UniCat
Permalink: https://librarytechnology.org/pr/15653

LTG Bibliography Record number: 15653. Created: 2011-04-29 08:30:58; Last Modified: 2012-12-29 14:06:47.