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Bocconi Library is the oldest and most important library in economics in Italy; it was founded more than a century ago, in 1903, together with the University.

Where is the Library?

The Library is located in the Bocconi Campus, in via Ulisse Gobbi 5.

When is the Library open?

The Library is open from Monday to Saturday, often also on Sundays. Opening hours are always available here.

What can I find in the Library?

The Bocconi Library offers to users a wide range of resources, both print and online:
books, periodicals (magazines, journals…), working papers, statistics and about 90 research databases focusing on economics, law and social sciences, databases used in several academic libraries all over the world; most of them available also off-campus: all Bocconi users can access 24h from everywhere using their Library identification codes.

At the Library you can find several services supporting your study and research: books loan, spaces specifically designed for study group, as well as individual study, online collections, printed collections, a dedicated staff providing help with citations and bibliographies.

How do I get into the Library?

To get into the Library, bring your Bocconi ID card with you or use the QRcode created via the yoU@B student diary.

Note: Library’s maximum occupancy is 720 people.

Access varies depending on your user profile (student, faculty, alumnus, visitor...). For further information, please e-mail

Are you a Bocconi Alumnus? Click here
Are you an External user to the Library? Click here

How can I get online access?

You can discover the world of the online Library 24 hours a day and access all the services dedicated to you, entering into your personal area MyLibrary.

How can I get access to MyLibrary?

Open the page and enter your username and your password: the same ones you use to log into your Bocconi e-mail account.

Note: if you are a Master SDA student, the username is the ID number on your badge

How can I get access to the databases?

Access to the Databases Room is only possible by reserving a workstation for the following databases, in compliance with the reservation policy:

  • Bloomberg
  • Refinitiv Workspace
  • FactSet
  • SDC Platinum
  • If you need historical data from AIDA and Orbis, please contact

    All other databases are accessible online from anywhere off-campus.

    Last Update: 15/6/2022

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