Visiting scholars who woul like to use the Lateran library must obtain a key card or “smart card” which can be requested at the library reception desk. For information about the use of the card and its cost see the library regulations.
ELECTRONIC RESOURCES AND DATABASES
The entire collection of L’Osservatore Romano, from 1861 to 2008, is now available for consultation in the local network within the Library. The collection is accessed through the electronic catalog “A to Z” and copies of articles and reproductions taken from the numbers in the room can be requested through the photographic reproductions service with a form obtained at the reception desk.