The University Library System Card is intended for:
The Card is used to borrow books from all the libraries of the University of Florence, as well as to access the Library of Social Sciences in Novoli and the Humanities Library in Piazza Brunelleschi, which are equipped with an entry control system.
It is issued by the libraries; it shows the user's first name, surname and ID number, both in the barcode and in the magnetic strip on the back.
In case of loss, wear or theft, it is possible to request a duplicate of the card at one of the University libraries.
Most students of Tuscan universities, from the academic year 2018-2019 have been issued with the "Carta dello Studente della Toscana" which includes all university services such library card, photocopying, canteen, academic career, use on local public transport (except trains) and others. See here for complete details (in Italian).
Carta "Studente della Toscana"
All the Tuscan students enrolled in the following courses: Bachelor's, Master's, PhD, professional master courses and specialisation schools, as of the academic year 2018-2019 will use their Carta "Studente della Toscana", instead.
The card is issued by the Student Admin Offices and students need to refer to them in case of loss or theft.