Bibliotheek services



  • The library of Vlerick Business School is open to everyone with an interest in its business and management collection.
  • Registration is possible at the circulation desk (Ghent) and is free of charge.


  • You may borrow up to 6 books at a time.
  • The loan period for books is 4 weeks. You may extend the period twice, unless the books have been reserved in the meantime.
  • Renewing a book is possible by phone (+32 9 210 97 27) or e-mail.

Book reservations

  • When performing a search within our online service, you'll be able to make a reservation by filling out a book request form. Click the "Request" button to open the form.
  • It's also possible to make a reservation by phone (+32 9 210 97 27) or via e-mail.
  • You’ll be notified once your request is available at the circulation desk (Ghent) or at the reception desk of Vlerick campus Brussels/Leuven. Find out more about our Book Transfer service below.

Book transfer services to Brussels & Leuven campus

  • We organize book transfers through courier services between the main library in Ghent and the other campuses (Brussels & Leuven) on Tuesdays & Thursdays.
  • When requesting a book on a weekday (Monday till Thursday 12 p.m.), delivery is planned no later than 1 (working) day!
  • You will receive a notification once the book is available at the reception desk of your choice.
  • To return the book(s) you may drop the book(s) into the book delivery boxes which are installed near the reception desk (Brussels & Leuven) or near the library entrance (Ghent).

Book returns

  • To return books you will find dedicated book delivery boxes:
    • Ghent: at library entrance
    • Brussels/Leuven: at reception area

Interlibrary loans (ILL)

  • If a publication is not available in our collection, Vlerick staff & participants may use the ILL service.
  • When performing a search within our online service, you'll be able to make a reservation by filling out a ILL request form. Click "Request this item through interlibrary loan" to open the form.
  • Requests can be made by sending an e-mail (including publication details as title, author,...).
  • You will be notified when the requested publication is available at the library desk or we will send it through email (digital items).
  • Depending on your request, the price for an ILL varies from €0 to €10. We will always notify you before placing the order.

Scanning & copying

  • There is a copier and scanner available in the library.
  • Scanning is for free, for a copy you will pay €0,04 per page. It is your responsibility to abide by the copyright laws.

Book suggestions

  • We love to build a collection for you! Don’t hesitate to send us your purchase suggestions by e-mail.


Als u denkt dat een bepaald boek een waardevolle aanvulling zou zijn voor onze collectie, aarzel dan niet ons dat te laten weten. Dit kan door een aankoopsuggestie te plaatsen via e-mail. Raadpleeg onze catalogus voor je een aankoopsuggestie doet.

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