biblioteche, Università, Trieste, libri, cd, dvd, ebook, prestito, consultazione, lettura, biblioteche universita? di trieste, sba, Sistema bibliotecario di ateneo, opac, catalogo, online, servizi, biblioteca

Lending and on-site reading services by advance booking

From 1. September 2021 Green Pass certificate is required to access library rooms and services.


Entry to all University buildings is regulated by the Joint Protocol regulating the measures to fight and contain the widespread of Covid-19.

Prerequisite to entry is the signing of the Declaration of access to the premises of the University of Trieste, available at the page Emergency Covid-19 - Academic community.


Who are the services for?

  • Lending services are open for institutional users. External users with super green pass (people who are vaccinated or have recovered from the coronavirus within the last six months) may be admitted on research grounds – e.g. those writing a dissertation or thesis or involved in research projects. Please contact the relevant library for further information.
  • The on-site reading service by advance booking is primarily available to institutional users.


How do I book in advance?

Book borrowing and return service
Place a request for the book/s:
  • By logging in from BiblioUniTS and requesting/booking the item directly from the catalogue record.
  • Alternatively, contact the library (please specify the item title and shelf mark and your user ID ):
  • By email
  • By phone
  • Make an appointment to collect the item from your login area or, alternatively, wait for a library email with day and time for collection.
  • Come at the appointed time, observing all regulations in effect, having first filled in the necessary form (for access to University premises) – the digital form is enough.
  • Please observe social distancing at all points while waiting
  • Pick the book/s you had reserved
  • For returns use the library drop boxes
Book a seat for on-site reading:

  • By logging in from BiblioUniTS and booking a seat clicking on “Reservations
  • Alternatively, contact the library (please specify user ID and day, time and duration of your intended visit):
  • By email
  • By phone
  • Wait for a library email with details (day and time) of the appointment
  • Come at the appointed time, wearing a face mask and observing all regulations in effect
  • Please observe social distancing from other users
  • Occupy the assigned seat only. Any library item you may use must be left on the table, and not reshelved


The library takes on responsibility to...


  • Answer phone calls and email; manage booking requests in the shortest time possible
  • Prepare materials so that users may collect them at the set time
  • Ensure that returned materials are quarantined for at least 3 days before they go out on loan again.
  • Register the return at the end of the three-day quarantine. Users receiving automatically generated recall emails during this period are invited to ignore them.
  • Arrange readers’ seats in the library, provide hand sanitizer on the table. Every booked space will be sanitised after use.