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NEW LIBRARY TIMETABLE & RULES

- When Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region is classified as a RED zone, the library is CLOSED.

Borrowing and returning operations are managed only through the garden facing windows of the loan desk room.
PLEASE write to loandesk@sissa.it in advance to set up an appointment, because the presence of the library staff is extremely reduced.

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- When Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region is classified as as ORANGE / YELLOW  / WHITE zone, the SISSA Library opening hours are:
MONDAY, TUESDAY & THURSDAY 9-17.
Users authorized to access the SISSA building can STUDY or CONSULT printed collections in the main library room ONLY during the opening hours of the library following specific anti-covid library rules listed below.

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- RULES in case of ORANGE / YELLOW / WHITE zone:

To renew / borrow / return books:

   - To renew your loans, send a request to loandesk@sissa.it
   - To borrow books, write to loandesk@sissa.it in advance, specifying the titles you need and to set up an appointment. Borrowing operations for those not authorized to enter the SISSA building will be managed through the garden-facing windows of the loan desk room at the GREEN POINT!! 
   - To return books:
        - Users can return books by entering the loan desk room and leaving them in the red box. 
        - Users without authorized access have to write to loandesk@sissa.it in advance to set up an appointment.  Returning operations for those not authorized to enter the SISSA building will be managed through the garden-facing windows of the loan desk room at the RED POINT!!

To STUDY in the main library room (note: desk availability is limited):

   - users without a SISSA office have priority to study in the main library room,
   - users who have access to a SISSA office are warmly requested to study in the main library room ONLY when strictly necessary. In this case users have to leave their backpacks/bags and jackets/coats in their offices and bring only items that are essential for studying to the library.
   - All users are kindly requested to follow the anti-covid rules of the library closely: avoid crowding, respect the sanitisation procedures and the assigned seating. Due to the necessity of contact tracing, loan desk staff also request some users’ personal data. Users are not allowed to use the self-loan system, the terminals, the photocopiers near the loan desk and at the end of the main library room, the red / blue rooms.
    - To avoid crowding at the exit before the library closes, the exit will be managed by the library staff. Users have to wait at their desks for the library staff to indicate their turn to exit. Please be prepared to leave 30 minutes before library closure.

To CONSULT books/journals:

   - only one person can consult books/journals at a time and he/she must have the assistance of a loan desk staff member. The user must disinfect his/her hands in the loan desk room before entering the main library room and give the loan desk staff some personal data for contact tracing purposes.
   - The loan desk staff member will accompany the user to the shelves. The consultation must be brief and take place standing near the shelves. The user cannot sit with a book/journal.
   - After the user has found what he/she needs, the loan desk staff member will photocopy the relevant pages of the book/journal or loan them the book.