We deal with the systematic selection, preservation and processing of bibliographical, legal, statistical, filmographic documents and information sources as well as projects on childhood and adolescence in printed, electronic and multimedia form. The material can be consulted through the Catalogue (Discovery) and specific databases.
The archival documentation is accessible through the online Inventory.
The documents can be consulted through the services offered by the Innocenti A.C. Moro Library, both in-house and remotely.
Activities and Services
Collecting and organising data, documents, laws and projects to monitor the condition of children, young people and families over time and supporting the planning of services and measures.
It preserves the memory of this old institution and those who lived there. The documentation is accessible from the reading room in the Innocenti A.C. Moro Library.
On-site and remote legal and bibliographic reference services for institutional bodies and individuals.
Technical and scientific consultancy services for the National Observatory for Childhood and Adolescence, the National Observatory of the Family and the Observatory for the Fight against Paedophilia.
Specialized in the rights of children and adolescents, it has about 30,000 Italian and foreign documents, paper and electronic texts.
A service promoted by the Region of Tuscany and the Istituto degli Innocenti to support people who were abandoned in their search for information on their origins.
News and Events
Publications and Projects
The New Guidelines are an easy-to-read tool to guide the activities of accredited bodies during the most important stages of intercountry adoption…
Study and proposal document aimed at identifying the real needs and requirements of children orphaned because of domestic crime
A study document mapping the state of the art of the right to play and sport for children and young people with disabilities
Publications and information material on the Care Leavers Project - Experimentation of interventions in favour of those individuals who, on reaching…
The Reports on the Condition of Childhood and Adolescence in Italy develop the issues at the core of the work of the National Observatory for…
The Th.I.A. is today a useful cataloguing tool for anyone dealing with childhood and adolescence. It facilitates the exchange of information between…
Catalogue of the exhibition on the care system in Florence between the 14th and 15th centuries and on the establishment of the Spedale, held at the…