Library services are open on reservation. If you need help or further information, please contact your library
Libraries will be closed from December 23rd, 2021 to January 9th, 2022
InterLibrary Loan (ILL) and Document Delivery (DD) will be suspendend during Christmas time: check the suspension dates on your Library webpage (in Italian)
According to the Italian government provisions, onsite services will be available to users holding a "Green Pass" only. The Green Pass must be shown when entering the University facilities.
If you need further information about the Green pass please visit the following webpage: From September 1st, 2021 Green Pass is mandatory to enter the University facilities
Insubria University libraries lend their items to users as specified below:
|User group||Item type
and loan period
|Item number limit||Renewals|
|Undergraduate & PhD students||
|Professors, researchers, faculty & university staff||
The following items are not loanable: periodicals, degree theses and PhD dissertations,cartographic material, volumes belonging to special collections (ancient and historical), dictionaries and encyclopedias.
Users can renew loans on line (via InsuBRE), by e-mail, by phone or at the circulation desk.
Items can be renewed within the due date and only if the item hasn't been reserved by another user.
You can reserve an item out on loan, so when the book is returned by the previous user it will be kept for you at the circulation desk.
You will be notified by e-mail when the book is available at the circulation desk: you can pick it up within 7 days, after which reservation will be deleted.
If an item is available for loan on the library shelves you can not reserve it.
Users can reserve items on line (via InsuBRE), by e-mail, by phone or at the circulation desk.
Library sends e-mail notices to remind users that the items on loan are due shortly or to recall overdue items.
If you have overdue loans you will be prevented from renewing them and from sending reservation requests. All your privileges are suspended for a number of days equal to the days of overdue (1 day per overdue day).
Economics Library (Varese)
phone: +39 0332 39.5103 / 5104
Law Library (Como)
phone: +39 031 238.4175 / 4172
Medicine & Biology Library (Varese)
phone: +39 0332 421.426 / 432
Science Library (Como)
phone: +39 031 238.9566 / 9565