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Bovisa La Masa Library - BBL

To knowwhat services are active from 18th May 2020 please see the section notices.


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



Services for the public: 02.2399.5684

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

To know in real time the percentage of free places you can download the free app Affluences.

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306 Reading places

Specific opening times

Reading rooms
Monday to Sunday: 8.00 am to 9.00 pm 

Reference service
Monday - Friday from 10 am to 12 pm, from 1 pm to 4 pm

Rooms for study and research groups and rooms for individual study
Monday to Sunday: 8.30 am to 8.30 pm

For general information about library services visit the section Services

In particular:

  • selfcheck machine for signing out books, working with the user's personal badge 
  • you can borrow the books available on open shelf except those with the label printed in red. The books required via the catalogue will be kept aside the following day, or the first available day when the library is closed, at the times established for the loan service
  • one self-service scanner machines is available
  • 2 rooms for study and research groups are available on the third floor, one for 10 persons, the other for 4 persons. More information
  • 2 mobile workstations (wallets) are available on the third floor, reserved for professors and BSc and MSc thesis students. More information
  • e-book corner:  on the second floor you can read on tablets some of most used e-books. You can request the tablets at the circulation desk 
  • from workstations in the library you can access Politecnico websites, catalogues and subscribed eletronic resources (electronic journals, databases, e-books ) 

If you need support or further information:

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
Cristina Vitali - ph. 02.2399.8388 - e-mail