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Università della Svizzera italiana University Library Lugano

University Library Lugano


  • Library closed. Services available.

    From Monday 11 May it is possible to place requests for loans and interlibrary loans.

    To request BUL loans please send an email with the necessary bibliographic details to and your personal details, included the user card number.

    To request interlibrary loans please fill in the form available at

    Only the items requested using these procedures can be collected at the library, with arrangements that will be notified via email.

    The library is open for book collection and return only (Mo-Fr 10.30-12.30/14.30-16.30). Study places, photocopiers and Internet workstations are not accessible.

    The Reference service is avaible from remote only (

    For any request you can contact us on the phone 058 666 45 00 or via email from Monday to Friday, from 9.00 to 17.00.

  • Online resources: access temporarily expanded

    In support of academic communities during this pandemic crisis, several publishers have temporarily made their online resources freely available. Here you can find a list of resources that have effectively expanded the access for our community: