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Loan policies are:

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




30 days




7 days


Patrons can borrow books at the circulation desk or using the self-check machines. For the first login at self-check machines, it is required to ask librarians for PIN generation.

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

Periodicals, items from the Reference collections, 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 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 suspended up to 30 days. 

In case of late returns (of more than four days), users can inform 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: