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Italian Section

The Italian Section acquires and makes available selected publications in the humanities and social sciences at research level from Italy, Italian-speaking Switzerland, and San Marino. Current, second-hand and antiquarian material in the humanities and social sciences is acquired by purchase and donation. An information service is provided for specialist enquiries about the Italian collection and requests for bibliography relating to Italy.

Veduta della Piazza del Popolo

G.B. Piranesi 'Veduta della Piazza del Popolo" from Vedute di Roma ca 1750. Copyright © The British Library Board

Collection Development Policy

Italian Collections

Italian-Swiss Collections

Italian internet resources


Italian Section
The British Library
96 Euston Road
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)7412 7573 / 7531 / 7696
Fax: +44 (0)20 7412 7784