You are a library, a private organization or a user who is not registered at the EFR library, and you wish to borrow a document from our collections:

The EFR library does not loan originals, but provides occasional reproductions of extracts from books or periodical articles. The library respects current legislation on intellectual property.

The request form must be sent to the address peb(at)


  • Public bodies (free for other libraries of the Réseau des Écoles françaises à l’étranger)

 Every 50 copies or scans                                        1 IFLA voucher or 8 euros

  • Private bodies                        

 Every 50 copies or scans                                       2 IFLA vouchers or 16 euros

 Less than 5 copies or scans for free
 No fee in case of reciprocal agreement with the asking institution


You are an EFR library reader with a valid card, and you wish to bring a document from another library:

The EFR library can request the loan or the reproduction of a document which is neither in its collections nor in another Roman library.

In order to check, please consult the library catalogue "Farnese" - URBiS - ACNP - SBN

The request form must be sent to the address peb(at)


The price of the service, as well as the consultation conditions of original documents, are set by the lending library. Readers are informed before the confirmation of their requests.

The lending library decides on the lenght of availability. In case of supply of original documents, only on-site consultations are permitted. No book can quit the EFR Library's spaces. 

Waiting time

Requests are processed within 24 working hours of reception.  

Loans are generally delivered within between 5 and 15 days of a request for them having been made.   

Latest update 2022/07/13


Opening Hours

The EFR's library is open from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m,
on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Holidays and closing days 2022

Library card registration service is open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

See how to get a Library card or renew it


Palazzo Farnese

Piazza Farnese, 67

00186 Roma

Tel: +39 06 68 60 13 30

Email: accueil.bibliotheque(at)

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