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As befits one of the leading technical universities in the Netherlands, Technische Universteit Delft (TU Delft) operates a significant research program in which its library staff is deeply involved. According to Library Director Wilma Van Wezenbeek, the approach the university takes is to provide integrated support services to its researchers from a variety of departments including the library. She describes the library's role in the four stages of the research cycle.