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Center for Italian Culture Study Room

Located on the 4th floor of the Amelia V. Gallucci-Cirio Library in the Hammond Campus Center, this special collection consists hundreds of books, periodicals, CDs, videotapes, manuscripts, archival material and records pertaining to Italian language and culture.

Sogni d'Oro Project

This oral history project completed in 2002 captured the familial stories of area citizens of Italian descent on audio tape, compact disc and in print.

Click here to view the Sogni d'Oro digital collection

The Italian American Collection at Fitchburg State University

Located in the Archives and Special Collections room in the Amelia Gallucci-Cirio Library, the collection, which consists of donated materials from individuals, families and organizations, presents archival documents and artifacts related to the history of Italian Americans in New England. The Italian American collection is accessible to any member of the university community, alumni, scholars and the public. Due to the fragile and unique nature of the items it is necessary to make an appointment in advance. We are available Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30. Please contact Asher Jackson, Reference, Archives & Special Collections Librarian, at (978) 665-4869 or

Click here to see more about the Italian American Collection

The Rosetta Stone

The critically acclaimed Italian language program is available for use on site by appointment.

RAI Television

The ability to watch Italian language television programs in the Reading Room on a flat screen Television.