Rimini Campus

How to get in and get the most from the Library

The Rimini Campus Branch Central Library welcomes the entire academic community and the citizenship.

How to get in

You may access the library using the University Badge.

Visiting users who do not have a badge are required to show an ID to the staff.

Users are reminded that the badge is strictly for personal use only and may not be exchanged or lent to other individuals.

Please remember to keep your Badge always with you.

You need it to get in the Library as well as out!


Opening hours:

  • Monday - Friday:         9.00 - 24.00
  • Saturday and Sunday: 9.00 - 18.00 

After 18.00 on weekdays and during the weekend, the library offers only the services available online and self-service as self-check and return 24 hours a day.
Services end 15 minutes before the stated closing time


Reference and Loan Desk

Where you can apply for access to the Library and find out about its services.

Study spaces

There are four study rooms where volumes are on open shelves, ordered by subject-area according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System.   You can browse the Library books catalogue, those of Bologna and Romagna library network, the National Catalogue of Serials (ACNP) from the 4 access points available in the reading rooms. 

Internet and E-resources

To use the 20 available computers, log in using your university credentials:  University of Bologna e-mail address and password.

From these computers you can carry out bibliographic researches on electronic journals, databases and Internet. The computers are connected to a printer working with a pre-paid card (the same used for photocopying), on sale from the vending machine in the ground floor photocopying room.

2 computers are set up for DVD viewing, and there is a scanner for digitizing documents (according to the copyright law).


The institutional wifi connection is available all over the Library. Details on how to configure your PC at the AlmaWiFi page. The tables are equipped with power sockets.

The display area

On display are some of the Library’s rare and precious items.

The periodicals room

The periodicals room contains the last three years’ issues of printed journals subscribed to by the University,  2 computers to access the electronic journals, and 2 catalogue access points.

The "Covo": a group study area

A room for coworking where you can study in group. The use of the area is allowed only to institutional users by a minimum of two to a maximum of ten people at once. For reservations ask the staff or send an

Library offices

Apply to the library offices in order to register as new user or to collect items requested through Inter-library loan. The offices will also help you with bibliographical research, use of databases and catalogues, and information about how Inter-library loan works. They will also take note of proposals for books to be purchased.