Chemistry Department Library

General information

32 Piazza Leonardo da Vinci - 20133 Milan (Entrance Leonardo Campus - Building 6, ground floor) - Map

Information on services and the use of resources:  Ask@ your library
Email: apre una finestra per invio e-mailbiblioteca-dcmc(at) 
Services for the public: Angelo Galizia, tel. 02-2399.3203 -  apre una finestra per invio e-mailangelo.galizia(at)

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From 1st October 2017 the reading room is no longer accessible as a study room.

Opening Hours

Book loans
Monday - Friday:  9 am to 12.30 am -  2 pm to 5 pm. Returns accepted until 4.45 pm.


Onsite use

  • books: the books located on open shelf in the reading room are freely available
  • journals: the journals are stored in closed stacks. You can request them at the circulation desk of Leonardo Campus Library (building 11).


The loan service is available to enabled users: 

  • 5 books at the same time for 4 weeks, renewable for an additional 14 days.

Loans can be renewed through the personal area of the online catalogue, or by going to the loan desk with the book or calling the loan service, but only if the book has not been requested by another user.

Returns are allowed by 4.45 pm


A self-service photocopying service is available within the limits foreseen by the law on copyright.
To photocopy articles from paper journals the internal users may ask the library staff.

From workstations in the library you can access Politecnico websites, catalogues and subscribed eletronic resources (electronic journals, databases, e-books ...)