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).