The University Library System is the coordinate group of libraries, and related facilities, in charge of preserving, developing, enhancing and managing both the documentary heritage and the access to the online resources of the University of Turin. This is accomplished in accordance to the different research, teaching, administration and evaluation needs of the University. By promoting the development and usage of its own heritage, the SBA is functionally embodied in local, national and international information systems. (University Statute - Art. 35).
The central bibliographic services are managed by the Direction for Organization Development - Innovation and Library Services headed by Vilma Angela Garino. The University’s historical library "Arturo Graf" is managed by the said Direction, too.
The responsible for the Central Library Services Division is Franco Bungaro.
Prof. Enrico Pasini is both the Rector’s Delegate for coordinating and developing the University Library System and the Chairman of the Governing Board of the Library System Coordination.
The materials characterizing the educational and research offer of the University of Turin are hosted in different libraries in accordance with the different fields of study they belong to. In the Governing Board, the following fields are represented:
Field 1: Mathematical, information and physical sciences (Chair Prof. Ezio Menichetti)
Field 2: Agricultural and veterinary sciences (Chair Paola Piscazzi)
Field 3: Biological, earth, pharmaceutical and chemical sciences (Chair Prof. Valter Maurino)
Field 4: Clinical and experimental medicine sciences (Chair Prof. Carla Zotti)
Field 5: Historical-artistic, literary-philological and early times sciences (Chair Prof. Alessandro Vitale Brovarone)
Field 6: Historical, philosophical, pedagogical and psychological sciences (Chair Daniela Cabiati)
Field 7: Law, economical-statistical, political and sociological sciences (Chair Prof. Paola Casana)
Field 8: Economical and statistical sciences (Chair Prof. Giovanni Pavanelli)
The organization of the Library System and its Regulations are currently under revision.