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Bovisa La Masa Library - BBL

Via Lambruschini, 4 - 20156 Milano (La Masa Campus - building BL28, floor 2 and 3)



Services for the public: ph. 02.2399.8053

To access the library you always need your university ID card (Policard)

The number of places available is reduced to 146 in order to allow the social distancing.
You have to wear a face mask while staying in the library.

Further information about the libraries' services in the covid emergency period is available in the Notices section.


For general information about library services visit the section Services

In particular:

  • Consultation of post-graduate and PhD theses: Theses will be withdrawn from the external deposit every 4 weeks. The 2021 calendar foresees the following dates for the withdrawal: 24th September, 22nd October, 19th November and 10th December 2021.
    Theses must be reserved from the catalogue two days before the date indicated in the calendar, and will be available for consultation the week after. Consultation is possible in any library of our university
  • self-service photocopy and scanner machines: It is possible to make photocopies and documents scan at Poliprint (mezzanine floor, building B1)  
  • rooms for study and research groups  on the third floor: In Hall 1 are available up to 5 seats. The reservation is possible through the app Affluences. More information
  • room  for individual study: One mobile workstation (wallet) is available on the third floor, reserved for professors and BSc and MSc thesis students. The reservation is possible through the app Affluences. More information
  • by the workstations of the library you can gain access to Politecnico website, catalogues and subscribed eletronic resources (electronic journals, databases, e-books)
  • assistance and bibliographic consultancy: From Monday to Friday, 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00. If you need support or further information you can contact the Reference service online or write to Ask@yourlibrary service.


The library possesses the texts indicated in the bibliographies of the official teaching programs including the complete library collection of  Energy, Management, Economics and Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Departments.
In the library there are 24,000 documents, 11,000 are located on open shelves while in the Periodicals Room, there are approximately 200 magazines.

You can find all books and journals available in the library searching the catalogue or using the discovery tool BIBLIOSEARCH.

Head of Bovisa libraries and Acquisition Unit: Piero Ruggeri, ph. 02.2399.7175, e-mail
Manager of Campus Life Division: Chiara Pesenti, ph. 02.2399.2428, e-mail

Teresa Larosa - ph. 02.2399.8388 - e-mail
Emanuela Levi - e-mail
Cristina Vitali - ph. 02.2399.8388 - e-mail