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Reading rooms

The Library of Law and Humanities, the largest in the university, comprises 9 rooms and more than 950 seats.

Reading rooms Opening time Seats
Sala Centrale

mon-fri 9.00am-11pm

access to collections and borrowing:
mon-fri 9.00am-6.45pm

288
Crociera mon-fri 9.00am-6.45pm 228
Sala del Settecento mon-fri 9.00am-6.45pm 80
Common Law mon-fri 9.30am-5.30pm 33
Diritto pubblico mon-fri 9.30am-4.30pm 48
Diritto privato e storia del diritto mon-fri 9.00am-6.00pm 42
Diritto del lavoro mon-fri 9.30am-5.00pm 20
Sottocrociera mon-fri 9.00-6.45pm 180
Geografia mon-fri 9.00am-3.00pm 12

Services in the Sala Centrale may not be available throughout the opening hours of the reading room: consult the services pages.

Services in the other rooms conclude 15 minutes before the room closes.

Sala Centrale - Law and Humanities

Holdings: approximately 200,000 titles, including books and journals, may be accessed or borrowed by making a request to staff:

  • Monographs and periodicals on law and humanities
  • Law exam papers / law books for exams / law course reserve
  • Antique books (from the 15th century to 1830) and valuable materials
  • Encyclopaedias, bibliographies, historical catalogues of large Italian, European and American libraries

Access: everyone can access the reading room and consult items in the library.

Erasmus students have access to all services, while external users must have either a temporary authorization signed by the director of the library or a 'malleveria' (guarantee) signed by a University professor in order to take books out on loan.

External users without authorization (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) are not allowed to borrow books.

In the Sala Centrale you will find the Interlibrary Services office (interlibrary loans, document delivery).

Contacts:

Welcome and Circulation: 
Tel. 02 5031 2468

Bibliographic information:
Marina Maggio

Interlibrary services:
Tel. 02 5031 2335


Sala Crociera - Law

Holdings: approximately 17,000 books and 120 journals, mainly on Italian law, are available for consultation, weekend loan and overnight loan

Access: to access the room, you need to identify yourself and prove your affiliation with the University of Milan. External users, on the other hand, must request an entry card from the Welcome Desk.

Consultation is open to all. Books and journals can be taken directly from the shelf.

The study of your own material and weekend loans are reserved for University of Milan students, teaching staff and personnel, Erasmus students and external users with a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a malleveria (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

Short breaks: it is possible to leave the room for 15 or 30 minutes while keeping your place. Fill out the "Short Break" form and take it to the welcome desk.

At the entrance to the room you will find a distributor and recharging station for MyPrint photocopy cards.

Sala Crociera has 4 small rooms for group study (reservation requested).

Contacts:

Welcome, circulation and reservations: 
Tel. 02 5031 2986

Bibliographic information:
Sara Sartorio
Cassandra De Marco


Sala del Settecento - Law

The materials in the room are available for consultation or loan

  • Law exam papers
  • Books and journals in the field of law, mainly Italian law: the history of law, Roman law, labour law, economics and civil procedural law

Find the title you need in the University Catalogue and take it directly from the stack. Contact the staff if you wish to borrow an item.

Access: everyone has access to the reading room and library materials.

Erasmus students have access to all services. External users, however, must have either a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'malleveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

External users without authorization or a 'malleveria' (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) cannot borrow books.

Contacts:
Welcome and Circulation:
tel. 02.50312431
Vincenza MontaruliLink verso un sito esterno
Silvia LanfrediLink verso un sito esterno


Common Law - Law

All materials are available for consultation:

  • Books and journals on Anglo-American law, European Union law and comparative law
  • Literature, manuals, federal jurisprudence collections
  • Collections of annotated federal regulations
  • New York State legislation
  • Encyclopaedias and digests

Access: everyone has access to the reading room and library materials.
The area cannot, under any circumstances, be used to study one's own books.

Find the title you need in the University Catalogue and take it directly from the stack. The weekend loan service is available for books only (contact the staff), and is reserved for Erasmus students and external users with a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'malleveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

Contacts
Welcome and circulation:
Francesca Turchetti
Sara Sartorio


Diritto pubblico - Law

Holdings: approximately 80,000 books and 600 journals are available for consultation or loan in:

  • Italian administrative and constitutional law
  • Public international law
  • Private international law
  • European Community law
  • International organizations

Find the title you need in the University Catalogue and take it from the stack. Contact the staff if you wish to borrow an item.

Access: everyone can access the reading room and library materials.

Erasmus students have access to all services. External users, however, must have either a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'malleveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

External users without authorization or a 'malleveria' (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) cannot borrow books

Contacts:
Welcome, circulation:
tel.02.503.12491
Franco Scotti


Diritto privato e storia del diritto - Law

Holdings: approximately 90,000 books and 700 journals may be accessed or borrowed by making a request to staff:

  • History of Medieval and Modern law
  • Civil law
  • Roman law and rights of Antiquity
  • Trade law

Find the item you need in the University Catalogue. Complete the request form with your name, title of the item, shelfmark and give it to the librarian. It will take just a few minutes to retrieve the item.

The receipt obtained at the time of return must kept for at least 15 days.

Access: everyone can access the reading room and consult items in the library.

Erasmus students have access to all services, while external users must have either a temporary authorization signed by the director of the library or a 'malleveria' (guarantee) signed by a University professor in order to take books out on loan.

External users without authorization or a 'malleveria' (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) cannot borrow books

Contacts:
Welcome, circulation and bibliographic information:
Elisabetta Bassan - History of Medieval and Modern Law
Grazia Santacroce - Civil Law, Trade Law
Maria Teresa Marra - Roman Law and Rights of Antiquity


Diritto del lavoro - Law

Holdings: approximately 10,800 books and 300 journals are available for consultation or loan in:

  • Labour relations
  • Trade union law
  • Labour law in public administrations
  • Social security law
  • Labour procedural law
  • Labour criminal law
  • European Union law
  • International labour law
  • Comparative labour law

Find the title you need in the university catalogue and take it from the stack or ask the staff if needed.

The books with shelfmark S.8G.  are located in Sala Settecento

Access: everyone can access the reading room and library materials.

Erasmus students have access to all services. External users, however, must have either a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'mallaveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

External users without authorization or a 'mallaveria' (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) cannot borrow books.

Contacts:
Welcome, circulation and bibliographic information:
Michela Zanoni


Sala Sottocrociera - Humanities

Holdings: approximately 22,000 books and 1000 journals, both Italian and foreign, in the area of research in the humanities are available for consultation or loan.

Find the title you need in the university catalogue and take it directly from the shelf.

Access: to access the reading room you must show a piece of identification and prove your affiliation with the University of Milan. External users, however, must request an entry card from the welcome desk.

Consultation is open to all. Studying personal materials and weekend loans are reserved for University of Milan users, Erasmus students and external users who have a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'mallaveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

Short breaks: It is possible to leave the room for 15 or 30 minutes while keeping your place. You must fill out the "Short Break" form and take it to the welcome desk.

Contacts:

Welcome and Circulation: 
Tel. 02 5031 2288

Sara Sartorio
Mara Chiarentin


Geografia - Humanities

Holdings: approximately 30,000 volumes may be accessed or borrowed by request to the library staff:

  • Geography of travel and exploration
  • History of geography
  • Population geography
  • Geography of tourism, psychology and anthropology
  • Geography of the Arab world
  • Anthropology
  • Psychology

There are also tourist guides from the 1920s and 1930s, schoolbooks from the first half of the 20th century, atlases in their original editions and in anastatic copies.

The journals in the Geography Library can be consulted in the Sala Sottocrociera.

Find the item you need in the university catalogue. Fill in the request form with your name, title of the volume, shelfmark and give it to the librarian. It will take just a few minutes to retrieve the item.

Access: everyone can access the reading room and library materials.

Erasmus students have access to all services. External users, however, must have either a temporary authorization signed by the library director or a 'mallaveria' (guarantee) signed by a University of Milan professor.

External users without authorization or a  'mallaveria' (for example, students from other universities or private researchers) cannot borrow books.

Contacts:
Welcome ad Circulation:
Carlo Carbone