Libraries, digital resources and study rooms

The University of Bologna has a wide network of facilities, library and documentary services providing support for studies, teaching, research, professional and cultural activities.


University Libraries
Information on the university and local libraries, contacts, phone numbers, opening hours and available services.

Bologna University Library
The Bologna University Library, with important collections of antique and modern books, is the University's central library, offering general library services, conservation and historical and scientific research facilities.

Digital resources

Alma Digital Library
Alma Digital Library, AlmaDL, is the University's digital library. It gathers, stores and makes available digital collections on the web, to support teaching and research.

AlmaRE is the Library of bibliographic and documentary Electronic Resources acquired by the University in support of research, teaching and the third mission.

AlmaStart is the discovery tool of the University of Bologna. With a single search, you can find the documents available in the library or accessible online.

This service allows you to access electronic resources with restricted access (databases, periodicals and electronic books, etc.) from home or from any location outside the University network.

Guidance for bibliographic research
Initiatives, instruments and services for guidance and training in bibliographic research and using the libraries.

Information Literacy Tutorial
Self-learning course, available online, to help you easily retrieve document information.

Study rooms

Study rooms in Bologna
List of study rooms and municipal libraries.

Study rooms in Cesena
The "Alfa Albatros" and "Beta" study rooms, open throughout the day until late in the evening.

Study rooms in Forlì
Study rooms and libraries for Forlì students.

Study rooms in Ravenna
Computer labs and study areas.

Study room in Rimini
The study rooms are open to all UNIBO students.