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The Library of the Università degli Studi Internazionali di Roma is a private university library which is open to external users, although outside users are subject to acceptance. It was established to provide services for the University's teaching activities and scientific research, and is a member of the IEI-Cultural Institutions of Rome Center for the SBN (National Library Service) and of the ACNP (National Collective Archive of Periodicals).

Library identification codes:

  • ACNP code: RM561
  • ISIL code (International Standar Identifier for Libraries and related oranizations'): IT-RM1484
  • SBN code: IEIP

Online catalog

CONSULT THE ONLINE CATALOG

CATALOG USERGUIDE: once you are on the Advanced Research page, click on Selected Libraries on the left, then choose Unselect All and on the following page chose the Library of the University of International Studies of Rome - UNINT. Finally, click go to search to end up on the catalog of the University.

CONSULT THE ONLINE CATALOG OF THE CENTRAL NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ROME

Other Catalogs

Book Catalogs

Periodical Catalog

Other Catalogs

Database and other subscriptions

  • The University is connected to the JSTOR database. To log in from outside the university, please use the BiblioProxy program, provided by the I.T. Office. BiblioProxy Userguide (in Italian)

  • The University is connected to the Chinese Insight database (after opening the page, click EBSCOhost Research Databases). To log in from outside the university, please use the BiblioProxy program, provided by the I.T. Office. BiblioProxy Userguide (in Italian)

  • The University subscribed to the weekly newspaper The Economist. To read the online paper, please contact the Library Staff.

Reading Room

UNINT has proper reading room that meets the didactic and scientific demands of its students and academic community, with 100 seats. It is open to the public from 9:00am to 7:00pm, from Monday to Friday. Students, professors and University staff may access the library upon registration to study or consult documents kept in the library; users must sign the registry to use the library services. All documents are kept inside bookshelves in the reading room and other spaces attached to the library according to the Dewey classification. Users may check the availability of documents on the library's online catalog, which is accessible on the University website or on the dedicated computer in the library reading room. After making sure the desired document is available, users must fill in the form and leave a piece of I.D. to the library staff to consult in the reading room, and hand it back it by the end of the work day. The reading room has a Wi-Fi network and 8 computers with Internet Access, and a video projector. The reading room is an area dedicated to study, and users are expected to have an adequate and responsible behavior, in line with the institutional duties of the structure (i.e. access is forbidden if not for study purposes, and any behavior that may disturb or hurt other users or the library staff is forbidden). Please refer to the Library Internal Rules for detailed information about the behavioral norms and sactions within the UNINT Library.

Internal Loan

All UNINT students, professors and staff members, as well as students from other Roman Universities, may access the service, subject to acceptance. Up to 4 documents may be loaned for a maximum of 15 days, which can be extended if no one requested the same documents during this time period. Users are expected to return loaned documents on time and take maximum care of loaned documents. Please refer to the Library Internal Rules for detailed information about the behavioral norms and sactions within the UNINT Library.

Inter-library Loan

Incoming

With the ILL (Inter-Library Loan) loan service, UNINT professors, students and staff may request documents that are not available in the University Library but are available in paper version in other libraries or research and cultural bodies in Italy. Users must take care of eventual fees from the loaning library. Inter-library loan requests must be sent via mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. including the highest amount of details possible regarding the desired documents and the full name of the person doing such a request. Once the document(s) arrive to the University, the user will be informed by the staff via e-mail. Users must cover the possible fees even if they do not retrieve the documents. Users must take maximum care of documents and hand documents back in in the same conditions as when they were loaned. Users must cover expenses related to damage or loss, as provided for in the Internal Rules of the UNINT Library and the loaning library. ILL documents may usually be loaned for 2 weeks, although the loaning library may set exceptions. Considering the loan durations, it is advised not to request more than 4 documents at the same time. The UNINT library is in charge of returning documents to the loaning library.

Outgoing

The documents at UNINT's library are available for other libraries that request it, based on the principles of mutual and free action, as a member of the IEI/Cultural Institutions of Rome Center and SBN (since 2007) and the ESSPER project. Requests must be sent via mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with complete information on the requesting library and the requested documents. Some categories of documents, including textbooks, other frequently read publications, or documents in poor conditions, are excluded from ILL. The library staff will answer all requests (positively or negatively) as soon as possible via mail. Documents must be sent back to the UNINT library within 30 days of their date of arrival in padded envelopes via record delivery service.

Document Delivery

Incoming

 With the Document Delivery Service, UNINT professors, students and staff members may request (for research or study purposes) articles, periodicals, or essays from book that are not available in the University Library, but may be found in other libraries or cultural and research bodies in Italy. Users must take care of eventual fees from the loaning body. Document Delivery requests must be sent via mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include the highest amount of details possible regarding the desired documents and the full name of the person doing such a request. Once the document(s) arrive to the University, the user will be informed by the staff via e-mail. Users must cover the possible fees even if they do not retrieve the documents.

Outgoing

UNINT University's library offers a Document Delivery Service to any library requesting it, based on free and mutual agreements. Requests must be sent via mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and must contain detailed information about the requesting library and requested documents. UNINT Library staff members will answer all requests (positively or negatively) as soon as possible and study solutions to send documents.

Library Support

Upon request, users may access a bibliographic support service to help them know how to better manage the documents and resources in the library, thanks to an efficient research method. Key moments which may lead to request this service may include: description of the online catalog, reviews of the main national and international OPCW, finding primary or secondary sources for theses, writing a bibliography, etc.
UNINT library presents its services at the beginning of each academic year and plans bibliographic training courses.

Cultural Activities

Conferences, seminars, workshops, book presentations, cineforum and other events are organized throughout the year by the academic and administrative staff of UNINT. Each event is published on the news section of the website.

 

 

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