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How can I access the loan system?

Requirements to borrow books

Access to book loans is available only to SISSA users who stay at SISSA for at least one month. To enable a new user to borrow books, the library loan desk staff needs:

   1) a formal request/authorization by email (to from the office concerned (Students' Secretariat, Human Resources office …) or from the guest management program;

   2) some user's personal information in order to insert it in the library database. The authorized user will be contacted by the loan desk staff ( to obtain the above mentioned personal information, without it it is not possible to activate the user's loan access.

Ask the loan desk staff to give you information about your loan and renewal limits.

Users of the University of Trieste/Udine, whose presence at SISSA is not managed by the student's secretariat, can try to obtain access to the loan system using the following form: Admission & registration form for University of Trieste/Udine users. Please note: this form must be signed by a guarantor recognized by us. Please send the form to, then  provide the additional documentation that will be requested.