Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What should I do to purchase a year pass?
A year pass may be ordered online, or at the reception desk of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek. More information »
How can I order reproductions?
There is an order form on the website.
I have forgotten my password. What should I do?
You can request a new pasword online from the KB.
What kind of music does the NMI have in its collecton?
Focal points are Dutch music since around 1700, and ‘early’ music (Renaissance, Baroque, Classical).
Can I borrow sheet music?
Part of the collection is lendable. Not lendable are: publications which belong to special collections, publications dated before 1900, and (in most cases) facsimile editions.
Can I find everything in the NMI collections on the website?
All materials which are part of the library are included in the online library catalogue. A large number of manuscripts and letters conbtained in the archives can be found through the website. A growing number of inventories are available online through the List of music archives.
What digital resources are available?
The website provides access to reference works and journals. More information »
Is your question not included?
Please contact us by email or telephone.