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Library

The BSR Library is a specialist reference resource welcoming scholars and students from across the world. The open-shelf collection consists of c. 110,000 volumes (books and periodicals) and 600 current periodicals. The Library subscribes to many Italian periodicals which are not widely available in UK

The catalogue is available at: URBiS Library Network catalogue
Collections include:

  • Italian archaeology: prehistory, classical and medieval
  • Italian topography especially Roman topography
  • ancient history and texts
  • ecclesiastical and medieval Italian history
  • history of Italian art and architecture
  • the writings of travellers in Italy
  • ancient religion, law and philosophy
  • rare books collection, including Thomas Ashby’s library

 

Contacts

Library: (+39) 06-32649380 Email the Library
Archive: (+39) 06-32649377 Email the Archive

PLEASE NOTE

Thursday 8 December

the Library will be closed

Friday 9 December

the Library will be open

9.00-18.45

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Wednesday 16 December

the Library will open

9.00-12.30

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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS

The Library will be closed

from 26 December to 1 January

and 6 January

All other days the Library

will be open

9.00-18.45 as usual

Stairs to mezzanine

Photo by Giulio Sarchiola

Periodicals Room

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