The Netherlands Institute for War Documentation
The Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (NIOD) in Amsterdam manages the archives of the German occupation of the Netherlands and the Japanese occupation of Dutch Indonesia, along with photographs, newspapers, underground magazines, pamphlets and books. The institute was founded right after the war, on 8 May 1945, and functions as the centre for knowledge and study of the Netherlands and Dutch Indonesia during World War II.
The NIOD has the following tasks:
- Collecting, maintaining, and making accessible the archives about World War II.
- Conducting scientific research and publishing work on this.
- Informing the media, government institutions and private individuals.
For more information about the NIOD and its collections, please visit the website: www.niod.nl
The Royal Library in The Hague, founded in 1798, is the national library of the Netherlands. The Royal Library has numerous objectives. Some of the tasks relevant to this project are:
- Conservation, management, documentation and making available of the national cultural heritage
- Deposit of Dutch printed and electronic publications and Dutch Bibliography
- Centre of expertise for digitisation, conservation and restoration
For more information about the Royal Library and its collections, please visit the website: www.kb.nl