Reading rooms

The Library of Law and Humanities, the largest in the university, comprises 8 rooms and 888 seats.

Reading rooms Opening time Seats
Sala Centrale

mon-fri 9.00am-11pm

sat 9.00am-2pm

288
Crociera mon-fri 9.00am-7pm 228
Sala del Settecento mon-fri 9.00am-7pm 76
Common Law mon-fri 9.00am-6pm 36
Diritto pubblico mon-fri 9.00am-6pm 40
Diritto privato e storia del diritto mon-fri 9.00am-6pm 32
Diritto del lavoro mon-fri 9.00am-6pm 10
Sottocrociera mon-fri 9.00-7pm 180

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 course reserve
  • Humanities course reserve
  • Geography 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: to reserve a seat use our web portal or mobile app "lezioniUnimi".

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 reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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

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.

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

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

Contacts:

Welcome, circulation and reservations: 
Tel. 02 5031 2986/2292

Bibliographic information:
Sara Sartorio
Cassandra De Marco


Sala del Settecento - Law

The materials in the room are available for consultation or loan

  • 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 Minerva and take it directly from the stack. Contact the staff if you wish to borrow an item or use the selfcheck station

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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 and bibliographic information:
tel. 02.50312431
Vincenza MontaruliLink 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
  • Encyclopaedias and digests

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

Find the title you need in Minerva and take it directly from the stack. The weekend loan service is available for books only (contact the staff), and is also available 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, circulation and bibliographic information:
tel. 02.50312290
Maria Francesca Turchetti


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 Minerva and take it from the stack. Contact the staff if you wish to borrow an item or use the selfcheck station

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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 and bibliographic information:
tel.02.503.12562
Francesco Colombo


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 title you need in MinervaLink verso un sito esterno and take it from the stack

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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
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 MinervaLink verso un sito esterno and take it from the stack

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

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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:
tel.02.503.12471
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 MinervaLink verso un sito esterno and take it from the stack

Access: to reserve a seat use our web portal Link verso un sito esternoor mobile app "lezioniUnimi"Link verso un sito esterno.

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 

Contacts:

Welcome, circulation and bibliographic information
Tel. 0250312288
Francesca Ziino