About us

The University Library Service (Servizio bibliotecario d'Ateneo - SBA) is the set of structures in charge of developing, managing, promoting and preserving the bibliographic and archival resources of the University of Milan and making them available to users. The SBA comprises:     

  •  the libraries, which are responsible for the decentralised provision of services;
  • the Digital Library, which handles the acquisition of electronic and digital resources and organises access to them;
  • the SBA Management Office, which is responsible for the overall organisation and management of the University’s Library Service;
  • scientific bodies that work alongside the SBA Management Office and the libraries providing consultancy and guidance: Library Scientific Committees, Disciplinary Area Scientific Committees, the Digital Library Scientific Board and the University Libraries Committee (Commissione d'Ateneo per le Biblioteche. CAB).