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"Giovanni Michelucci" Library

The main places and services of the Library Area Civil Engineering and Architecture "Giovanni Michelucci."

The Library "Giovanni Michelucci", developed by the functional aggregation of eight libraries, is a place of collection, enhancement and use of specific DICAM’s documentation (formerly Department DISTART) and DAPT, to encourage the development of research and education in various specialized fields, in particular referring to the following subjects: architecture, technology, structural engineering, hydraulic engineering, geomatics, geotechnical, road infrastructure, transport, rilief, design, history of architecture and construction, building, green architecture, design , architectural design, territorial planning, urban planning and others.

Participate in the University's library system and its improvement projects. Adheres to the association CNBA National Coordination of Libraries of Architecture for the free supply of articles and interlibrary loans, as well as training and updating on specific topics of library architecture.


The library has multiple locations. The Office of Coordination and consultation room are located on the ground floor of the School of Engineering and Architecture of Bologna, Via Vallescura side, the former 0.3-Hall named after Prof. Franco Zarri.

How to reach G. Michelucci Library

Services offered

a) Information:

  • Information boards on Exhibitions, Seminars, News available to users
  • Report of the last files of magazines arrived
  • Literature searches, reference and specialized consulting

b) Consultation

  • Ground floor reading room and other rooms 30 seats distributed in the former individual institutes.
  • Outer shelf with double files available for free
  • 4 wired fixed workstations
  • Consultation on the open shelves of the library on the ground floor
  • Links to indexes of new books

c) Loan

  • Books and magazines
  • Document Delivery
  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Loan Regulations
    NOTE: you should ask in advance by phone or email to verify the actual presence of the text you want to borrow.


  • Ground floor dining area adjacent to the library (hot and cold snacks and drinks)
  • Waiting Area during the closing hours with seating and Wi-Fi enabled
  • Internet access via the network Alma Wi-Fi
  • Photocopies self-service on the first floor at the Dore Library, with card
  • Accessibility also persons with limited mobility, a ground floor room with no steps and sufficient space for circulation.


Info & News (Dicam Libraries Italian site)
Information, News and Events of the Dicam Libraries ("Giovanni Michelucci" and "Franco P. Foraboschi")
How to reach "Giovanni Michelucci" Library (Biblioteca "Giovanni Michelucci")
School of Engineering and Architecture of Bologna - Viale Risorgimento, 2
Material ConneXion
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Biblioteca "Giovanni Michelucci" (Italian site)
Additional information about "Giovanni Michelucci" Library can be found at the library italian site.


Biblioteca "Giovanni Michelucci"

Viale Risorgimento 2

40136 - BOLOGNA

tel: +39 051 2093132

tel: +39 051 2093340

fax: +39 051 2093253