Interlibrary loans and document delivery

ILL and DD services

The interlibrary loan and document supply services are available for Ca' Foscari members and libraries of other universities or institutions and can be requested by online form.

In the case of requests from external libraries, please check the costs information on the bottom of this page.

To collect articles or books university members have to make a reservation through EasyPlanning and soon also with MyUnive app.

Ca’ Foscari members

To request books or articles, you must fill in the online form Interlibrary loans and document delivery [ITA], choosing the reference library: BALI, BAS, BAUM, BEC library.

Before sending a new request, check that the book or article you are looking for is not found in cerCa' or in the Venice SBN Catalogue (Polo VEA-SBN).

Each library has specific procedures regarding the collection and return of material, timetables and costs. For more information, ask at the library or consult the Italian webpage on interlibrary loan and document delivery [ITA].

Library Collection and return time cost of ILL cost of DD E-mail
BALI - Ca' Bernardo by appointement only
  • Italy: € 10
  • Europe: € 20
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 25
  • Italy: € 5
  • Europe: € 10
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 15
ill-dd@unive.it
BAS - Scientific Campus via Torino by appointement only
  • Italy: € 10
  • Europe: € 20
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 25
  • Free*
ddbas@unive.it
BAUM - Ca' Bernardo by appointement only
  • Italy: € 10
  • Europe: € 20
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 25
  • Italy: € 5
  • Europe: € 10
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 15
ill-dd@unive.it
BEC - San Giobbe by appointement only
  • Italy: € 10
  • Europe: € 20
  • UK, USA, outside Europe: € 25
  • Free*
bec.ill-dd@unive.it

* A fee will only be charged for special services where the articles cannot be found through the library exchange channels. Users will be informed about costs and delivery times before confirming the order.

Terms of payment

  • University members without research funds (students, retired teachers ...): via pagoPA
  • University members with research funds (professors, researchers...): by charging their own funds

We will provide more information by email.

PLEASE PAY ATTENTION: we can only provide a hard copy of articles in compliance with the Italian copyright law (n. 633/1941).

Libraries of other universities or institutions

Interlibrary loan service (ILL)

Libraries at other universities can borrow books owned by Ca' Foscari libraries through MOBI [ITA] - the library application form - by selecting Interlibrary loan (ILL) [ITA].

The service is reserved exclusively for libraries, no requests are accepted directly from private individuals.

The ILL service requires the reimbursement of expenses, to be paid via IFLA voucher or bank transfer (charged to the requesting library):

  • ILL Italy: € 8 (1 IFLA) or more according to weight (in case of higher costs, confirmation will be requested before sending)
  • ILL abroad: from € 16 to € 32 (from 2 to 4 IFLA) according to weight (in case of higher costs, confirmation will be requested before sending)

Document delivery

Libraries of other institutions can request journal articles and book chapters owned by Ca' Foscari libraries through MOBI [ITA] - the library application form - by selecting Document delivery (DD) [ITA].

The service is reserved exclusively for libraries, no requests are accepted directly from private individuals.

The material is usually sent free of charge by e-mail or through circuits such as NILDE.

Last update: 09/11/2021