Inter-library loans

Providing photocopy extracts from books and articles to other libraries

This service applies only to libraries. Libraries can, on behalf of their patrons, request photocopies or scans of articles from periodicals or extracts from books held in the EFR's Library.

Original books and periodicals cannot be lent.

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


The library respects current legislation on intellectual property.
Individuals using the service undertake to use scans and photocopies exclusively for research purposes.


  • 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


See the Library's fees in detail (French version)  


EFR Library's patrons

The EFR Library can, on behalf of its readers, request a loan or a copy of a document that is not held in its collections or in any other library in Rome.   
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.

Duration of loans

The lending library decides on the length of the loan. 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 2022/01/28


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

ATTENTION : Please note that on Thursday July 7, 2022, the library is closed to public. 


Palazzo Farnese

Piazza Farnese, 67

00186 Roma

Tel: +39 06 68 60 13 30

Email: accueil.bibliotheque(at)

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