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Italian Studies

Seton Hall University Libraries Italian Studies Research Guide

Welcome to the University Libraries research guide for Italian Studies. The resources here vary from general works, such as encyclopedias, to more specific items, such as articles and books. Please also see the other LibGuides, as well as the Digital Collections to help you in your research.


The Valente Library

Walsh Library holds the Valente Library, a collection of more than 20,000 volumes devoted to Italian history and culture. It is the second largest library collection of Italian books in New Jersey and is found on the third floor of Walsh Library.

Among the impressive selection of titles and authors, the collection includes numerous monographs and most major reference series such as the Dizionario biografico degli Italiani; Rerum Italicarum Scriptores;  Storia d'Italia UTET; Storia d'Italia Einaudi; Grande Dizionario Battaglia; Storia di Milano; Storia di Torino; Storia di Napoli; Storia della Sicilia; Storia di Venezia; Sanudo's Diarii; and Mussolini's Opera Omnia