E-book and digital collections

TROVA (E-book)

The University of Turin subscribes to a number of electronic books available through TROVA.

Off-site users are required to have a MyUnito profile and to connect via proxy server.



The University Library System has begun a selective digitization of ancient books from the libraries' collections, with the aim of increasing access to fragile materials and rare items. A PDF-version of the digitized materials is freely available.



MuseoTorino was opened in 2011: the site is dedicated to the Turin’s historical and cultural heritage and involves museums, archives, libraries, cultural and research institutes. The Department of Earth of Sciences Library has contributed to the project with the digitization of some ancient books.


Public domain works


Politecnico di Torino: public domain works

Sources of free public domain books