The aim of the Library of the European Centre for Training and Research in Earthquake Engineering (EUCENTRE), hereinafter referred to as Eucentre, is to provide information and documentation services that meet the needs of research activities and advanced studies in the field of Earthquake Engineering.
These services are provided free from political, social, religious, and commercial constraints, pressures or ideological censorship.
The Eucentre library guarantees free access to the library’s collections, as well as the preservation of the cultural heritage.
The Eucentre library is proposed as a place of cultural meeting and exchange.
• Catalogues – Monographs
The library’s catalogue, constantly updated, is part of the University of Pavia’s catalogue, and may be accessed at the following website: OPAC Library
• Catalogues – Scientific journals
To consult the list and to access to online journals of the library, may be accessed at the following website: Catalogo Italiano dei Periodici (ACNP)
The Eucentre Library, in collaboration with the University of Pavia, provides many useful database for your researches. To have assistance to the use of these databases, you can visit the library or fill out the form below.
• Book Collections
• Fondo Professor Faccioli
• Fondo Nascimbene
In order to have access to the library services, it is necessary to register by presenting a valid identity document (identity card, passport, permit of stay) and sign the disclaimer on the use of personal data by the Eucentre Library.
Consultation in the Reading Room
You can consult books, journals and electronic documents from our collection.
It is a free service available to all users of the library. Journals, CD-ROM and DVD are excluded from loan.
It is a service of search and delivery of photocopies of articles published on scientific journals, technical reports, proceedings, etc.
To ask for a Document Delivery, you can register yourself to NILDE (Network for Inter Library Document Exchange).
After your registration, you will be able to fill-in the form with your requests.
To have assistance, you can visit the library or fill out the form below.
Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
The Eucentre Library has the possibility of borrowing from other libraries documents that it does not possess within its collection, in order to provide them to users who request them.
Requests for Inter-Library Loans (ILL) will be submitted by visiting the library or filling out the form below, providing the bibliographic details of the requested document, such as: Title, Author, Publication Year and Publisher.
It is possible to propose to the Eucentre Library the purchase of books or scientific journals that the library does not possess.
The documents suggested by users are purchased in accordance with the nature of the collection, the purposes of the library and the available financial resources.
Requests for the purchase proposalswill be submitted by visiting the library or filling out the form below, providing the bibliographic details of the requested document, such as: Title, Author, Publication Year and Publisher.
The user will be notified by e-mail about the arrival of the document he/she requested. In the case of a monograph, this will be available for the loan and the user will have 2 days to request it.
After this period the monograph will be available to anyone who will request it.
The Eucentre Library is able to provide advice and assistance for the bibliographic consultation of online journals, and for the searching in catalogues of other libraries and databases that the library provides.
Printing and photocopying
According to the Law on the Copyright (Ln 633, 1941, Ln 248, 19.8.2000 and subsequent amendments), the reproduction of documents for personal use by photocopying is allowed to the extent of 15% of each volume or journal issue available at the Eucentre Library.
Computer for internet browsing
A computer with internet connection free for online consultation of databases, journals and other online resources, is available. It is also possible to read and send email.
In order to access the service, it is required to sign the appropriate register by presenting a valid identity document (identity card, passport, permit of stay).