Forlì Campus

Resources

131.000 books, more than 440.000 e-books, 3400 printed periodicals (157 of them current), more than 50.000 e-periodicals, 1700 music cds, 1300 dvds, more than 350 databases on the University network.
Published Books
The main subject areas are economics, law, social science (political science, international relations, sociology), foreign languages and literature, linguistics and socio-linguistics, aerospace and mechanical engineering. The rich library collection is updated and increased by about 3,000 new purchases every year.
Published Periodicals
The periodicals collection contains both printed and electronic journals. The main subject areas are economics, law, social science (political science, international relations, sociology), foreign languages and literature, linguistics and socio-linguistics, aerospace and mechanical engineering.
Published Online resources
The University of Bologna provides access to many online resources: e-books, e-journals, data bases, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, thesis and lecture notes.
Published Theses
The theses of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and the these of Languages and Literatures, Interpreting and Translation may be consulted in electronic format on AMS Tesi di Laurea. The theses of Political Sciences of Forlì Campus, voluntarily handed in by graduates, are available in the Library.
Published CDs and DVDs
The collection of music CDs is mixed, ranging from classical music to Italian and foreign light music. The DVD collection includes films and documentaries on the history of literature and Italian and foreign history and culture.
Published Special collections
Several book collections of famous scholars have been donated or bequeathed to the Library: they include published materials and, in some cases, personal documents (correspondence, photos, notes, etc.).
Published Dewey Decimal Classification System
In 1876 the American librarian Melvil Dewey published the first edition of the Dewey Decimal Classification system (DDC). It has been periodically updated and is still the main form of classification for library items. The 22nd edition is currently in use.