Conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations


Public Services is responsible for library and archival collections services at the International Institute of Social History (IISH), the Netherlands Economic History Archive (NEHA), and Persmuseum [Dutch press museum]. Everyone is welcome to conduct research in the Reading Room.

Please note:

The Reading Room will close early on
Thursday 20 December 2018 at 4 p.m.

The Reading Room will be closed from
Monday 24 December 2018 – Tuesday 1 January 2019.
It is not possible to consult any material, questions by telephone or e-mail will not be answered, and no reproductions will be delivered.


Reading Room



Frequently asked questions on accessing the collections