Dear Library Visitors,

As of July 1, 2015, the Peace Palace Library has adopted a new annual membership fee of 30 euro. In addition, we will also offer the possibility of purchasing a one-day membership card for 5 euro. This card will be valid from the moment of application and provides access to all materials available for consultation as well as to our online resources. Online access to our electronic resources with a one-day membership card is only possible from inside the Library.

The Peace Palace Library is proud to announce the launch of our new services  as of July 1, 2015.  From this date on,  we would like to bring digital information directly to you from any location in the world.  This new remote access service enables our users to access our online sources with only a Library card number and password. On our homepage, you will find a link ‘Remote login access’. Click this link and log in with your Library card username and password. The Peace Palace Library sincerely hopes that these new services will help you with your legal research and professional work.

Please note that some databases do not work currently with remote access. These are: Beck Online, CIAO, Dalloz, DeJure, ElevenOnline, IAReporter, JuraBE, Jurisquare, KluwerArbitration Online, Kluwer Competition Law, Ogel, Justis, RDB, Swisslex, Sabinet.

As of July 1, there will be two types of Library membership cards available:

1. An annual membership card  for € 30,-. This individual membership fee provides borrowing and consultation privileges and includes online access to our electronic resources from outside the Library.

2. A one-day membership card for 5 euro. This card will be valid for one day from the moment of application and provides access to all materials available for consultation as well as to our online resources. Online access to our electronic resources with a one-day membership card is only possible from inside the Library. Borrowing privileges are not included with a one-day membership card.

Remote access guide and instructions

You can access our online resources from outside the Peace Palace Library, here. You can login with your Library card number and password. If you have forgotten these details, please contact webteam@ppl.nl.  After you logged in, you will be taken back to our website in 5 seconds. You will now be able to access our online resources. After 45 minutes, the session will reset and you will have to re-establish the connection to our online resources.

Term & Conditions

The Peace Palace Library offers Remote Access Services only to individual members who have visited the Library and obtained an individual membership card or renewed their annual membership at the main desk in the Reading Room. The Peace Palace Library grants Remote Access Services only on the basis of a personal account. Therefore, the Peace Palace Library does not allow users to share their Library Card Number and Password. Organizations and companies are not eligible for Remote Access Services.

The use of our online resources will be strictly monitored. Illegal use will result in the blocking of your account.
Illegal use being defined as: sharing your Library Card Number and Password with others, Excessive downloading of full years of journals, complete copies of books or complete issues of the Collected Courses of the Hague Academy and using our Online Resources in a disruptive manner.’

Should you encounter any problems while using the online resources, please contact webteam@ppl.nl

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