Book loans and returns



Loan service is available by appointment only. It is reserved to Unito users. Therefore, please use only your Unito email address (,


To request your books for loan and fix your appointment, fill in the form.

A maximum of 3 (three) books each time can be requested. 

A mail confirmation wil be sent to your unito email address. If none of the books you have requested is available your appointment will be cancelled.


On the day of your appointment:

  • Go to the Borrowing point, located on the outer side of the Campus in Lungo Dora Siena, beside the self-service kiosk for "book return"
  • Be on time at your appointment. For safety reasons the books will not be given out before or after the planned time slot
  • Be prepared to show a digital or print copy of your reservation and an identity document
  • Do wear personal protective equipment against COVID-19 pandemic and keep safety distances. Also, please follow all further instructions you will find on site.



If unable to come to the appointment, please give notice as soon as possible to sends e-mail)(link sends e-mail).

It is possible to delegate a third party to collect the books. In this case the delegatee will be required to show, alongside with a copy of her/his Id. document and the on-line reservation, both a written autorization and a copy of a delegator's identity document.



It will NOT BE POSSIBLE to borrow new books if you have already reached the allowed limit of books per user. Therefore, it is recommended to return books before collecting new ones.




You can return your books from Mo. to Fri., from 9am to 3pm, using the self-service kiosk for the "book return" located on the outer side of the Campus, in Lungo Dora. Single-use plastic bags will be provided in order for users to envelope each book befor returning it.