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Loan policies:

categories number of books loan period renewals

LUISS Community (Students, Faculty members, Ph. D. Students, Staff)


40 days


Alumni (LUISS Alumni associates, Library associates)


30 days



3 30 days 1


7 days


Patrons can check out books filling a request to the circulation desk or using the self-check machines. For the first login at self-check machines, it is necessary to ask Librarians.

Loans are personal. Borrowers can return the books in person, send them or have someone else return them.

Periodicals, items from the Reference collection, autographed books and some donated books do not circulate.

Items from Textbooks collection are available for daily loans and must be returned at the Monographs Room desk 15 minutes before Library closing.

Materials borrowed from any loan collection must be returned to a staff member at the desk in the Room from which it was borrowed.

Borrowers who return books late will have their loan privileges revoked up to 30 days. 

In case of late returns (of less than four days) users can advise Ada Ciliberti via email at

In case of loss or damage, users must replace the resource with a new copy of the same edition. If not possible, the case will be taken up with a university committee.


As long as they have not been requested by another user, loans can be renewed: