Via Benedetto da Maiano 3,
50014 Fiesole (Florence), Italy
Operational Offices and Logistics:
Via Faentina 169/15, 50010 Caldine, Fiesole (Florence), Italy
Phone: +39 055 50181 • Fax +39 055 5018201
Websites: firstname.lastname@example.org • www.casalini.it • www.torrossa.it
Executive Team: Barbara Casalini, President; Michele Casalini, CEO; Patricia O’Loughlin, Sales & Library Services Manager; Luisa Gaggini, e-Content & Partner Relations Manager; Francesco Pinzani, Operations Manager.
Association memberships: AAIS, AALL, ALA (ACRL, ALCTS, LITA divisions), ARLIS, ATLA, MLA, NASIG, SALALM, and many others.
Key products and services: Casalini Libri is a leading supplier of European bibliographical data, books, journals, and digital content to libraries and agencies throughout the world.
Casalini Libri is member of the PCC – Program for Cooperative Cataloguing and provides bibliographical data in international and national standards to libraries and consortia.
Specializing in publications from Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Greece, and beyond, Casalini Libri offers a complete range of Collection Development and Technical Services including an online selection and ordering interface, new title alerts, book approval plans, cataloguing, and shelf-ready processing.
Casalini Libri’s own full-text platform, Torrossa, provides libraries with exclusive scholarly eBook and e-journal publications from a multitude of publishers in the Humanities and Social Sciences from Romance language countries.
Core markets/clientele: Research libraries, Specialised libraries, National libraries, Public libraries on all continents.
Number of employees: 90
History and brief description of your company/publishing program: Mario Casalini founded the company in 1958 in response to growing demand for European publications to American libraries. Since then the company has grown steadily in the Villa Torrossa and the nearby modern office complex in Fiesole on the hills overlooking Florence.
Additional Items of interest to ATG readers: Casalini Libri has been awarded the Aldo Manuzio Prize for the diffusion of European books and culture (in 2008 and 2011).
Leah was appointed Executive Director of the Charleston Conference in 2017, and has served in various roles with the Charleston Information Group, LLC, since 2004. Prior to working for the conference, she was Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions for the College of Charleston for four years. She lives in a small town near Columbia, SC, with her husband and two kids where they raise a menagerie of farm animals.