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PhD Student and Postdoctoral Fellow services

Type of service

Description

Hold period

Remarks

Reading rooms

5 rooms in the Main Library for 261 seats;
1 room International Studies sect. for 16 seats;
1 room CEDOC SPS for 9 seats.

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Free entrance.
Max. 30 minutes break.

Course collection loans

3 volumes with the location TESTO.

Loans cannot be renewed.

15 days

When loan is 4 or more days overdue a suspension of borrowing rights for twice as long is provided.

Registration is required to gain access to all loan services offered by the Library.

Loans

A reasonable number of volumes may be borrowed from all library collections, except for materials with the location TESTO (i.e. Course Collection) and CDs. Loans must be renewed within 5 days before due date, if necessary.

60 days

Using the online catalogue you can request a book that is on loan to another reader.

We will inform you via e-mail when the material you have requested can be picked up at the service counter.

We do not charge fines for overdue loans but your account will be blocked until the material is returned or renewed.

You will not be able to renew items that are required by others.

Self-service loans 

-2 floor

20 volumes with the location SP. and CDE.

To be renewed within 3 days before due date, if necessary.

60 days, unless we ask you to return them earlier

Follow the on-screen instructions of the self-service machines or ask a member staff if you would like assistance.

Journal consultation

-2 floor
Current year issues available in the reading room.

Closed stack periodicals may be requested at the service counter.

Same day

e-Journals are available from Milan University Digital Library also off-campus (connection through username and password of your personal institutional e-mail).

Copying and printing service

Self-service copy and print machines on floors +1, -1 and -2. Print from any library PC.
Copying/printing cards are available at dispenser

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Reproduction is restricted to Library materials.

Copying must be made according to the Italian copyright law (up to 15 % of each item). Breaching copyright law is an offence. You are legally responsible for any copies made.

PC and Internet

Wi-Fi provided  in all reading rooms. Connections to power supply.

Electronic  resources are available for all readers on the Political Sciences campus.

Remote access is reserved to members of the Political Sciences community (faculty, researchers, students, staff).

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Personal Computers are available in the entrance hall and in the ‘Infolab’ room.

 

 

 

Connection off-campus  through username and password of your personal institutional e-mail.

Reference services

We have information specialists who can help you with your researches (information retrieval, research strategies, bibliographies etc.).

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To use the service you must make an appointment at one of reference points of Political Science Library:

Inter-library loans

6 items for each request. A fee may be charged for this service.

20 days, unless otherwise specified

Interlending request form.

If applicable charges are not settled, you will no longer be able to access inter-library loan services.

Remote document supply

6 items for each request. A fee may be charged for this service.

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Interlending request form.

If applicable charges are not settled, you will no longer be able to access document supply services.

New

acquisitions

You can suggest  monographic material to be purchased by the Library.

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e-mail spacq@unimi.it

Library courses

To emprove your bibliographic research skills.

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As per agenda published in the University Library System website.

‘Libri in movimento’ (books in motion project): intra-lending

3 volumes.

Loans cannot be renewed.

20 days

Interlending request form,

otherwise mail spill@unimi.it using as uniform subject: ‘Servizio intrasistemico’.

This service allows you to borrow material from other libraries of Milan University. Once the material has arrived you will receive an e-mail to collect it at the Library service counter.

‘Libri in movimento’ (books in motion project):

internal document supply

Up to 3 paper copies of journal articles or contributions for each request submitted.

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Interlending request form,

otherwise mail spill@unimi.it using as uniform subject: ‘Servizio intrasistemico’.

Once the material has arrived you will receive an e-mail to collect it at the Library service counter.