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Libguide for the new RUQuest

What is RUQuest?

Search engine
RUQuest is the search engine for the collection of the Nijmegen University Library and libraries worldwide. You can also check your borrowed books and reservation via RUQuest, as well as request or reserve publications.

Use RUQuest for:

  • searching for printed publications present at the Radboud University Library
  • Finding digital books and journals as well as full-text articles, which you can consult via these buttons:

  • Request publications from the Radboud University Library collection and other libraries in The Netherlands (ILL)

For advanced searching in subject-specific databases visit our subject guides.

Want to find full-text law-related literature in the Dutch language? Use Rechtsorde. You can log in with your RU account.

Off-campus

Students and employees
At home you can use RUQuest as well. When you use VPN, it all works the same as on campus. No VPN:
Searching: choose at the pop-up screen UB off-campus login and log in with your U- or S-number (RU) or Z-number (radboudumc)

Borrowing, renewing, consulting & reserving:

  • click at the top-right on Sign in
  • Choose Log in with your S- or U-number (Radboud University students and employees) or Log in with your Z-number (Radboudumc employees)
  • Log in with your je S-, U- or Z-number and password


External borrowers with a library card

Searching: External borrowers off campus should choose Continue as guest when the login screen appears. You will not be able to see results for which the University Library has to pay. If you dó want to see these results, you should log on to a computer at the Radboud University campus using a guest login.
Borrowing, renewing, consulting & reserving: click at the top-right on Sign in. Choose Log in with your personal email address (external users). Type in your e-mail address and, upon first use, click Set/reset password. With this new password (retrieved via e-mail) you can sign in in RUQuest.

Guest users without a library card
Guest users off campus should choose Continue as guest when the login screen appears. You will not be able to see results for which the University Library has to pay. If you dó want to see these results, you should log on to a computer at the Radboud University campus using a guest login.