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Dutch/Flemish internet resources (page 2)

These Dutch and Flemish internet resources pages were produced in co-operation with University College London Dutch Department. This page is a point of departure for those seeking their way through an overwhelming number of websites.

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Web pointers
Academic institutions
Architecture
Art & Artists
Book history
Booksellers
Cartography
Commerce & the economy
Computers & the internet
Copyright
Crime
Dance
Dependencies & former colonies
Dictionaries
Drugs
Education
Embassies
Environment
Film & cinema
Genealogy
Government
History
Language & literature
Languages & dialects
Libraries
Manuscripts
Media
Museums
Music
Philosophy
Politics
Publishing
Recreation & sport
Religion
Sexuality
Science
Societies
Telephone directories
Theatre
Travel & tourism
Universities, university library catalogues
War & the Resistance
Women's studies

History

Anne Frank Internet guide

Asia in the Second World War:
Includes a section dealing on Indonesia and de-colonisation, 1945-1949

Batavia, a virtual trading post:
Links to Batavia and other areas of the East India Company’s involvement in Asia

Belgian Historical Institute in Rome

The Centre for Research on The History of Dutch Jewry

Dutch History Index: References:
Links to history gateways, libraries & catalogues, bibliographies & journals

Dutch history resources on the Internet

Dutch Revolt:
Information on the Eighty Years War, revolution and civil war in the Low Countries

Flemish-Netherlands Society for History (Vlaams-Nederlands Vereniging voor Nieuwe Geschiedenis): Forum for Flemish and Dutch historians studying history of the early-modern period

Golden Age (De Gouden Eeuw): The Netherlands in the 17th century

Institute for Netherlands History (Instituut voor Nederlandse Geschiedenis)

Maritime museums in Belgium

Maritime and naval museums in the Netherlands

Memory of the Netherlands

Netherlands Historical Data Archive:
Information on the complete collection of deposited historical data

Royal Netherlands Historical Society (Koninklijk Nederlands Historisch Genootschap)

Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie (United East India Company): Links to the Company’s history, structure and policy, trading routes, etc.

Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie - Information centre

War and conflict:
Sites on war and conflict with links to museums

Williamite Universe:
International forum for scholars interested in the Anglo-Dutch King William III (1650-1702)

Language and literature

Resources for the study of Dutch (and Frisian) linguistics and literature

Bibliografie van de Nederlandse Taal- en Literatuurwetenschap:
(Bibliography of Dutch Language and Literature Studies, BNTL)

Children’s books:
Children’s authors, picture books, libraries, publishers, etc.

Digital library of Dutch literature:
Information on language and literature with a list of links to Dutch-language authors

Grey Literature:
Grey literature database covering 1982 to date.

International Collective of Writers based in Amsterdam, promoting writing and literature in the Netherlands and elsewhere

Learn Online:
Gives the key rules of Dutch grammar and spelling

Meander:
Poetry, short stories, articles, reviews and links to Dutch-language writers

Memory of the Netherlands:
E-key to the to the literary and artistic heritage

Narrative sources:
Critical survey of narrative sources originating from the medieval Low Countries

NedWeb Link:
Links to Dutch studies research groups worldwide

Poetry:
Links to poetry, anthologies, periodicals, bookshops, societies, etc.

Poetry page:
Similar to Poetry, but with links to Frisian and Afrikaans as well as Dutch-language poetry

Project Laurens Jansz. Coster:
The largest library of classical Dutch language literature on the Internet

Taalthuis:
Dutch language course

Verb conjugations:
Database of Dutch verbs

Vijf eeuwen Nederlands; luister van de taal

Languages & dialects

Afrikaans

The Foundation for Afrikaans (De Stichting voor Afrikaans. Stigting vir Bemagtiging deur Afrikaans)

Belgian

Belgium - Languages and Dialects

Dutch

Dutch Language Union (De Nederlandse Taalunie)

History of the Dutch Language

Flemish

Flemish Study and Documentation Centre (Vlaams Studie- en Documentatie Centrum)

Frisian

The Frisian Academy (De Fryske Akademy): Frisian and its dialects

Sranantongo

Sranantongo files:
Introduction to the language of Surinam

Walloon

The Walloon language page

Libraries [see also Universities, University library catalogues]

Adamnet:
Amsterdam Library network with links to the major Amsterdam libraries and their catalogues

British Library:
Includes a selective catalogue of Dutch reference books

Dutch library page:
Links to all aspects of the library world

Flemish public libraries on the internet

M25 libraries:
The Consortium of higher education libraries within the M25. Includes many books printed in the Netherlands or dealing with the Netherlands

Royal Library, The Hague (Koninklijke Bibliotheek)

Royal Library of Belgium, Brussels

Short Title Catalogue Netherlands (STCN)

Manuscripts

Bibliotheca Neerlandica Manuscripta:
Dutch medieval manuscripts/texts and their authors and owners

Media

Dutch Underground Press:
Facsimile editions of the illegal issues of Het Parool, July 1940 – May 1945

Dutch Underground Press, 1940-1945:
A British Library site

Kranten:
Links to the world’s Dutch language newspapers

Newspapers and Journals in the Netherlands

Radio Netherlands

Dutch News in English

Museums

Museums in the Netherlands

Art museums in Belgium

Allard Pierson Museum

Anne Frank House

Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum

Collections of Art and Historical Documentation in the Netherlands

Ferdinand Domela Nieuwenhuis Museum

Historisch Museum Rotterdam

Letterkundig Museum:
The Literary Museum

Mauritshuis

Museum het Princessehof

Museum of Jewish History (Joods Historisch Museum)

Museum Plantin-Moretus

Museum Plantin-Moretus en Stedelijk Prentenkabine Antwerpen:
Belgium’s largest collection of prints and drawings

Rijksmuseum

Singer Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Music

Music database

Classical Music Page

Early Music Organisation

Jazz

Netherlands Music Institute

Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra & Netherlands Chamber Orchestra

Opera

Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra:
With an online booking facility

Royal Society for Musical History (Koninklijke Vereniging voor Nederlandse Muziekgeschiedenis)

Philosophy

History of philosophy in the Netherlands and Flanders

Philosophy

Politics

Political parties in Belgium

Political parties in the Netherlands

Politics page:
Government, political parties, ministries, MP’s websites, regional party websites, discussion fora, etc.

Publishing

Belgian publishers association:
Co-ordinates the professional society of publishers, importers and booksellers

Publishers in Flanders

Recreation & sport

Photography

Recreation

Religion & theology

Church history in the Netherlands

Dutch Church in London

Dutch Reformed Church (Nederlands Gereformeerde Kerken)

Theological University, Apeldoorn

Science

Medicine:
(Inter)national companies, medical journals, organisations, databases, online chemists, etc.

Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (Nederlandse Organisatie voor Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek)

Science & scientists

Scientists:
Links to astronomy, biography, chemistry, mathematics, physics and a searchable database

Sexuality

Netherlands Society for Sexual Reform (Nederlandse Vereniging voor Seksuele Hervorming)

Sexuality:
Organisations, health care, Aids, erotic art, etc.

Societies

Anglo-Netherlands Society:
Promotes the social, artistic, educational, scientific interests the Dutch and British share

Vereniging Neerlandia:
Society for Dutch speakers living in the UK

Telephone directories

Belgium telephone directory

Indonesia – Yellow pages

Netherlands telephone directory

Theatre

Ceneton (Census Nederlands Toneel): Manuscripts and editions of drama in Dutch to 1803

Dutch National Theatre

Flemish Theatre Institute

Theatre:
Links to all aspects of the theatre

Travel & tourism

Belgian Tourist Office

Netherlands Board of Tourism

Universities, university library catalogues

General

Belgian universities

Dutch Studies:
Universities and academic institutions worldwide. Also contains general literary and linguistic links

Library catalogues:
Searchable database to university and academic libraries (Password required)

Individual

Amsterdam, Free University - Online catalogue

Amsterdam University - catalogues

Antwerp University

Brabant, Catholic University see Tilburg University

Brussels, Catholic University - Online catalogue

Brussels, Free University - Online catalogues

Delft University of Technology

Eindhoven Technical University - Online catalogue

Erasmus University, Rotterdam - Online catalogue

Gent University

Groningen University - Online catalogues

Johannesburg University

Kampen Theological University - Online catalogue

Leiden University - Online catalogues

Leuven Catholic University

Limburg University Centre

London, University College London – Department of Dutch

Maastricht University

Nijenrode University:
The Netherlands business school

Nijmegen, Catholic University - Online catalogue

Open University of the Netherlands

De Protestantse Theologische Universiteit -Online Catalogue

Tilburg University (formerly Catholic University Brabant)

Twente University

Utrecht University - Online catalogue

Wageningen University - Online catalogues

War & the Resistance

Foundation War and Resistance Documentation (Stichting Oorlogs- en Verzetsmateriaal Groningen)

Netherlands in World War II: a bibliography

Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie)

War and conflict

Women's studies

Dutch Association for Women’s History

Women:
Links to women’s organisations, especially relating to the new media and information technology

Women’s page:
Links to health issues, employment, online shopping, leisure, fashion, etc.

Contact

Dutch/Flemish Section
The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7764
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7578

E-mail: dutch-enquiries@bl.uk