The library is included in provincial and regional library networks, and is specialised in economic history, open daily for consultations, besides a basis of indispensable classical texts, there has a decidedly international component. With the collaboration of scholars adhering to this institution, we attempt to collect together the fruits of the most up-to-date research in this sector.
NEWSPAPER AND PERIODICAL LIBRARY
Contains some of the foremost journals in this sector which one have published in leading European and Western countries. The library offers the service of the "Indices of the Periodicals" of economic and social history possessed and of those present in some libraries in the Prato and Florentine areas.
At the library it is possible to consult a rich digitalized iconographic documentation, thanks to agreements with Italian libraries aimed at reproducing images from manuscripts and ancient books. The library also offers the online service "Data bank of images" of economic and social history.