Library Services

On-line Catalogue

The BSR Library is a member of the URBS (Unione Romana Biblioteche Scientifiche) network of Roman research libraries founded in 1992

URBS

The on-line URBS and URBS+ catalogues offer a unique and valuable bibliographic resource for research in the humanities

For the BSR Library, new acquisitions since 1992, all periodicals and approx. 80% of pre-1992 volumes are available on-line on the URBS catalogue

Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Library for scholarly purposes
By accessing the Wi-Fi readers agree not to download, distribute or access any material of an illegal nature or which could bring the BSR into disrepute

JSTOR

JSTOR provides full-text searches of digitized back issues of many academic journals
Library Members can access the BSR’s JSTOR subscription through four dedicated terminals in the Catalogue Room

Photocopies and scanning

Readers can photocopy or scan books in the Library in accordance with copyright law:

Photocopies

  • 15 cents per A4 copy
  • 30 cents per A3 copy

Scans

  • 10 cents per scan

Books larger than A3 and pre-1800 cannot be photocopied but can be photographed by the reader using the copy-stand

 

Unfortunately the Library cannot send photocopies


 

      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