The Architectural Section â€śEnrico Mattielloâ€ť of University Arts Library owns a fund composed by monographies, manuals and essays, text-books of history of architecture, science and building technology, environmental and urban planning.
The magazine area has been activated in 1995, year of the library foundation, neverthless it collects several yearâ€™s issues from the first decades of the century of the most important Italian architecture magazines. Moreover, it has a videotapes collection, concerning architecture in general and urban history in particular, as well as bibliographical cd-roms, like databases (for example Avery Index, Iconda, Art Index, Urbandisc), including data sheets of the most important specialized international magazines. The libraryÂ periodically edits the publication of â€śQuaderni di bibliografie tematicheâ€ť.
The library is also a member of â€śAssociazione Italiana di Documentazione Avanzataâ€ť (Aida) and collaborates to the various projects promoted by â€śCentro Nazionale delle Biblioteche di Architetturaâ€ť (Cnba).