OPENING HOURS FOR USERS
HOW TO ACCESS THE LIBRARY AND REGULATIONS
Access to the Library is reserved for those who request to consult its books and documents according to the hours and days indicated above. It is necessary to pass through the metal detector located at the entrance of the Uffizi (on the eastern side of the Loggia). Then ask the staff in charge to be directed towards the Library (avoiding to wait in the line along with the visitors directed to the museum). As to the rules of behaviour and consultation, please read the attachments below carefully.
The catalogue has been digitalised since 1996 in the Iris database.
Iris is an inter-library association comprising: the Berenson Library of Villa I Tatti, the Library of the Fondazione Roberto Longhi, the Library of the Netherlands Institute for Art History, the Library of the Opificio delle Pietre Dure (Workshop of semi-precious stones), the Library of the Istituto Nazionale di Studi sul Rinascimento (National Institute for Renaissance Studies) and the Library of the International University of Art.
According to the latest estimate of June 30, 2003 the bibliographic records of the Uffizi Library entered in the IRIS database amounted to 40,000. The digitalisation of the remaining 23,000 items is ongoing.
The Iris database can be consulted online here.
Available online, the Fondo Carocci (Carocci Archive) of the Uffizi Library provides fundamental information about Medieval Florence before the renovation that took place in the city centre at the end of the 19thcentury.
DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD
See below the attached files for editable docs concerning Purchase Proposal, Questionnaire, Complaint Form.