Loans, self loans and 24h self returns

During the evening opening, from 08:00 pm onwards and on weekends, Saturdays and Sundays, the Library offers only online and self-service services, such as self-loan and 24-hour return.


New users can register by applying at the showing your ID card and university badge.

Self loans & returns

Students of the University of Bologna may register their loans by themselves, using their university badge. The self-checkout system is  in front of the loan desk.

All the items borrowed from the library may be returned 24h a day. The self check-in box is located around the corner of the Library, in Via Giovanni XXIII.

Interlibrary loan and document delivery        

This service allows the institutional users of Rimini Campus to get items not available at the Campus Central Library, from Italian or foreign institutions. The Library as well, places its own resources at the disposal of other libraries.


The loan period can be extended if the material has not been reserved by another user. Renewals are made via the library system Proroghe online service or by sending an e-mail to

Before applying for an extension you must wait until 2 days from the deadline of the loan period.


Textbooks are lent for 30 days, extendible for 30 days if not requested by other readers, up to 1 time consecutively.

Dewey section books may be lent for one month, with a 30 days extension up to 1 time consecutively. From this section you may borrow up to 10 books at a time.