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Books | Online Catalog


Books | Online Catalog

The library of the Italian Cultural Institute in San Francisco provides an online catalog.

The user can perform the following operations:

  • simple or advanced searches (for example by title or author) of the whole catalogue or of a single section relating to materials other than books (videos, Cds, Dvds etc.) entitled mediateca;
  • view new acquisitions;
  • compile bibliographical lists and send them via email to different addresses;
  • propose new acquisitions;
  • obtain information and statistical data about the library;
  • access virtual resources on Italian language, literature and culture available on the internet


The Digital Italian Library and Cultural Tourism Network, offer an Internet Portal providing integrated access to digital resources and traditional libraries, archives and other cultural institutions in Italy. The Portal aims to promote and improve the general accessibility and knowledge of Italy’s cultural heritage at national and international.

Bibliographic Search
Access the National Library Service, as well as foreign, historical and specialized catalogues  >>>

Digital Contents Search
Research and review digital versions of cultural material from Italy’s libraries and institutions >>>

Digital Collections Search
Offers guided search of digitalized information from Italy’s libraries, archives and cultural institutions >>>

Cultural Itineraries
Virtual exhibits, information networks, cultural tourism itineraries, and 3D travels offer the opportunity to navigate texts, images, characters and cultural sites >>>