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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:

  • selfcheck machine for signing out books, working with the user's personal badge 
    Service suspended in the covid emergency period. 
  • 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
  • photocopies and scans: the service is available at Poliprint in Bovisa Candiani Campus.
  • 2 rooms for study and research groups are available on the third floor, one for 10 persons, the other for 4 persons. More information
    In the covid emergency period only one of the two rooms is available
  • 2 mobile workstations (wallets) are available on the third floor, reserved for professors and BSc and MSc thesis students. More information
    Service suspended in the covid emergency period. 
  • 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 
    Service suspended in the covid emergency period. 
  • from workstations in the library you can access Politecnico websites, catalogues and subscribed eletronic resources (electronic journals, databases, e-books ) 
    Service suspended in the covid emergency period. 

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