Library

The BSR Library is a specialist reference resource welcoming scholars and students from across the world

The open-shelf collection consists of c. 60,000 volumes and 600 current periodicals

New acquisitions since 1992, all periodicals and approx. 80% of pre-1992 volume are available on-line on the URBS catalogue

The Library subscribes to many Italian periodicals which are not widely available in the UK

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 religions
  • rare books collection, including Thomas Ashby’s library

 

Contacts

Library: (+39) 06-32649380

library@bsrome.it

 

Archive: (+39) 06-32649377

archive@bsrome.it

 


 

      EASTER HOLIDAYS

 

          Opening hours

          Friday 18 April

        and Friday 2 May:

              9,00-17,00

 

 

            The Library

           will be closed

   Easter Monday 21 April

          Friday 25 April

         Thursday 1 May

 

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   SUMMER HOLIDAYS

 

           The Library

         will be closed

      19 July-31 August

NEWS!

 

Library readers now have

access to a new,

professional scanner

thanks to the generosity

of the

John R. Murray

Charitable Foundation

 

ON LINE CATALOGUES


URBS and URBS+

VISIT OUR


Digital Collections website

with over 12,000 images!

Thanks to the generosity of the Packard Humanities Institute the Library is open:

Monday-Friday 9.00-18.45
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The Archive is available by appointment

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The Library & Archive entrance is through the left hand door of the main portico

Public access to the Library is limited by the number of desks available