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UNINT has a private university library, reserved for students but open to outside users (subject to acceptance). The library provides educational and scientific research services, participates in the IEI-Cultural Institutes of Rome within the National Library Service (Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale-SBN) and the National Collective Archive of Periodicals (Archivio Collettivo Nazionale dei Periodici ACNP).

Hours of operation

The library is open from Monday to Friday from 9am to 7pm.
 

Identification codes 

  • ACNP code (Archivio Collettivo Nazionale dei Periodici): RM561
  • ISIL code (International Standard Identifier for Libraries and related organizations) : IT-RM1484
  • SBN code (Servizio Bibliogtrafico Nazionale): IEIP

Library services 

 

CONSULT THE ONLINE CATALOGUE OF THE LIBRARY

HOW TO CONSULT THE CATALOGUE:

Go to the Advanced Search page to browse the UNINT Library catalogue by clicking on the Selected Libraries link at the bottom left, and then navigate to the Unselect All link. On the next page, select Library of the University of International Studies of Rome - UNINT. Finally, select “Go to search” to reach the online catalogue of the University Library.

CONSULT THE CATALOGUE OF THE CENTRAL NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ROME

Book catalogues Magazine catalogues Other catalogues

  • The University is linked to the Chinese Insight database (after opening the page, click on EBSCOhost Research Databases). For connection to services from outside the University, you must access Federazione IDEM or you must use the BiblioProxy program, downloadable HERE. BiblioProxy User's Manual
  • The University subscribes to The Economist weekly. To consult the online magazine, contact the Library staff.
  • The University subscribes to the online Infopédia dictionary for students in the Portuguese area. For more information please contact prof. Federico Giannattasio.

The UNINT Library offers its users a consultation room of about 100 seats. Students, professors, and staff may, upon acceptance, access the Library's collections for exclusive study purposes. All users are required to sign the attendance register in order to use the Library services. All Library materials are placed in bookcases inside the reading room and in other Library areas according to the Dewey Decimal classification system. users can check the availability of the desired documents through the library's on-line catalogue, which is accessible via the University website or by using the dedicated computer in the reading room. If the document is available, you will need to complete a form, leave an identity document with Library staff while you are consulting the document, view the document inside the reading room, and return it within that day. The reading room has a Wi-Fi network and 8 computers with internet access.  It is also equipped with a projection system. Because the reading room is an area dedicated to study, users must behave appropriately and responsibly, consistent with the work done at the Library. In particular, users may not use the reading room for any reason other than to study, and any behavior that could hurt or disturb other users or staff is forbidden. For a detailed description of the Library’s rules of conduct and the penalties for their infringement, refer to the UNINT Library's Internal Regulations.

Subject to acceptance, all professors, students, UNINT administrative staff and students attending other Rome-based universities may access the internal loan service. Up to 4 volumes may be loaned for a maximum of 15 days, which can be extended if there are no holds on the material. Users are expected to treat all borrowed materials carefully and to return loaned material on time. For further clarification, refer to the UNINT Library's Internal Regulations.

Incoming

Through the ILL (Inter-Library Loan) loan service, UNINT professors, students and staff may request documents that are not available in the University Library but can be found in print form in other Italian libraries, research and cultural organisations. Library patrons are responsible for any fees from the lending library. The Inter-library loan request must be sent by e-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.. The request should include as many details as possible regarding the requested document and the full name of the person making the request. Once the requested materials arrive at the University Library, the user will be informed by the staff via e-mail. The user is responsible for any fees related to the requested documents, even if they are not retrieved; he/she agrees to treat the materials received with utmost care and must return them to the Library in the same condition as they were received; they are responsible for any expenses and fees related to loss or damage of library materials in accordance with the Internal Regulations of the UNINT Library and the Participating Libraries. Usually, interlibrary loan materials can be checked out for 2 weeks, although exceptions may be set by the lending library. Considering the loan time frame, it is advisable to request a maximum of 4 documents at a time. The UNINT Library is responsible for returning loaned materials to the lending library.

 Outgoing

As a member of the IEI/Cultural Institutions of Rome Centre and SBN (since 2007) and the ESSPER project, the Library makes the materials at the UNINT Library available to other libraries that request them, based on an agreement of mutual exchange. 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 detailed information regarding the library making the request and the documents requested. Some types of documents, including textbooks, other frequently read publications, or documents in poor condition, are excluded from ILL. The library staff will answer all requests (positively or negatively) as soon as possible via e-mail, and will figure out the best solution for mailing the materials Documents must be sent back to the UNINT Library in padded envelopes via book rate delivery service within 30 days of their date of arrival.

Incoming

Through the Document Delivery service, UNINT teachers, students, and administrative staff may request, for study or research purposes, journal articles, essays, or speeches contained in books that are not found in the University Library but are available in print form at other Italian libraries, research and cultural organisations. Library users are responsible for any fees from the lending library. Document Delivery requests must be sent by e-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 as many details as possible regarding the requested document and the full name of the person making the request. Once the requested materials arrive at the University Library, the user will be informed by the staff via e-mail. The user is responsible for any fees related to the requested documents, even if they are not retrieved. 

Outgoing

The UNINT Library offers a Document Delivery service to any library that requests it, based on an agreement of mutual exchange. 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 detailed information regarding the library making the request and the documents requested. The library staff will answer all requests (positively or negatively) as soon as possible via mail, and will figure out solutions for how best to mail the materials.

Upon request, the UNINT Library offers a bibliographic consulting service aimed at familiarising users with the use of documentary resources in the Library through an effective research method. Some highlights of this service are: a description of the Library's online catalogue and how it works, review of the most important national and international OPACs, learning more about the collection of primary and secondary sources needed for drafting and writing theses, writing a bibliography, etc. This service aims to equip users with research skills and strategies that match their needs. In addition to presenting its services at the beginning of every academic year, the UNINT Library provides library education classes as well.

In addition to providing teaching and research services, every year the Library, together with the academic and administrative staff of the University, organises a full calendar of events including conferences, seminars, workshops, books presentations, film forums, etc. Details of each event are publicized in the news section of the University website.

 

Documents to download

NEW ACQUISITION BULLETTIN - DECEMBER 2017

RULES OF THE LIBRARY

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