The new historical library of the Italian Institute for Africa and the Middle East

The National Library in Rome has opened a new library dedicated to African and Oriental Studies, thanks to the collaboration with the Italian Institute for Africa and the Middle East (ISIAO). The library holds the institute’s collection and it is composed of more than 200,000 volumes, 2500 magazines, thousands of manuscripts and printouts, maps, photographs, etc.

The size of the library makes it one of the most relevant in Europe for studies on Africa and the Middle East.More information (in Italian) is available on the website of the National Library

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