The Zeri Library - Use and booking rules 2020

THE LIBRARY WILL BE CLOSED FROM 3 TO 21 AUGUST INCLUDED.

THE SAME RULES INDICATED BELOW WILL BE VALID ON RE-OPENING.

BOOKINGS FOR THE MORNING OF AUGUST 24 MUST BE SENT NOT LATER THAN 31 JULY.

 

As of Monday 13 July the Library of the Federico Zeri Foundation will be partly opened to the public for consultation of books and the photo archive. The following rules apply: 

  • Opening days: MONDAY, WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY
  • Opening hours: 10.30-12.30 and 14.00-16.00
  • Access ONLY BY APPOINTMENT
  • Maximum stay allowed: 2 hours
  • Maximum number of stations open at each slot: 8 

Rules for using the library

Those coming into the library must observe the Safety Protocol to combat and contain the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

It is expressly forbidden to enter the library in the following cases:

a) if one is positive for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID+);

b) if the health authorities reopen quarantine;

c) if one has a temperature (over 37.5 °C);

d) if one has other flu symptoms;

e) if during the previous 14 days one has wittingly had contact with persons positive to the virus.

The proper mask must be worn (not supplied by the library).

The library will provide sterilising gel.

The routes from the entrance to the information desk will be clearly marked.

One may bring in small bags and backpacks, which must be deposited where the staff indicate (lockers may not be used).

 

Booking 

One must indicate in the e-mail the chosen day and which of the two slots one is booking: 10.30-12.30 or 14.00-16.00.

Applicants will receive an e-mail to confirm the date and time available.

No telephone booking.

Reservation of books is not necessary.

In case of cancellation of the reservation, users are asked to promptly notify.

 

How to use the library

The reading room is restricted to 8 places, duly separated.

One helps oneself to books on open shelving, and leaves them on the special trolley after use.

Volumes from restricted sections may be asked for upon arrival.

Photographic material must be left on the table where one has consulted it.
 

  • ICT stations: reading room ICT stations may be used, but hands must first be sterilised.
  • Reproduction: use of the photocopier/scanner is not allowed, but with one’s own means one may copy up to 15% of any volumes consulted.
  • Quarantining books: after being consulted and put back on the trolley, books will remain in quarantine for 72 hours and will not be available for consultation until 3 days has elapsed.