Economics and Management Library (BEC)

Extraordinary maintenance works from 2 May to 21 August

From 2 May to 21 August 2022 in BEC there will be extraordinary maintenance works. 
University e non University members can access the reading room and the services, however the number of available seats is limited and you must make a reservation through EasyPlanning.
We apologize for the inconvenience.

The Economics and Management Library/BEC) is a specialist library in the areas of Economics and Business Management, Economics, Law, Statistics, Applied Mathematics and Tourist Service Management.
Its assets include around 250,000 volumes, 300 contemporary journals and 3000 older periodicals, in addition to the electronic economics resources, and are enhanced by special archives including the Gino Luzzatto Archive.


San Giobbe, Cannaregio 810, 30121 Venezia
Plesso E, ex-mulino 1° piano

Opening hours

from Monday to Friday: 9 am - 5 pm

Opening hours changes

25-29 July 2022: 9 am - 2 pm
1-5 August 2022:  9 am - 2 pm
8-12 August 2022:  9 am - 2 pm

Closing dates

13-21 August 2022

Library services

BEC provides its services only by reservation, in order to guarantee the safety of people. Entry is allowed only with the university badge.
Masks are strongly recommended.

Easy Planning or app MyUniVE

The University members (research users and students) must book through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app using the university login credentials.
Also non-university members (with a annual card) can access the library and the services making a reservation through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app. See the Access general rules page.

Access to reading room and services

To access the reading room and the services during the opening hours, according to the following instructions:

  1. all university members (research users and students) and adult non-university members must book through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app selecting the entry BEC - Accesso alla sala e ai servizi and then "Primo piano ala nuova". 
  2. research users (teachers, researchers, research fellows) have 4 reservations bookable through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app selecting the entry BEC - Posto individuale per docenti/ricercatori and the Carrell on which you want to reserve a seat. (Attention: to find the carrels in the new wing, follow the signs)
  3. PhD students, master's degree students have 4 reservations bookable (for up to 3 weeks per month), by booking through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app and selecting the entry BEC - Posto individuale per laureandi/dottorandi and the Carrell on which you want to reserve a seat. (Attention: to find the carrels in the new wing, follow the signs).

A maximum of 32 people can enter the rooms simultaneously.

PLEASE PAY ATTENTIONreservations not processed will be automatically canceled after 30 minutes from the scheduled start.

It is possible to request the volumes placed in the warehouse by filling out this form and delivering it to the reception and information service on the ground floor or sending it to
You can submit your requests from Monday to Friday by 9.15 am, 10.45 am, 12.15 pm; the books will be available after at least 45 minutes from the collection. However, some areas of the library could be unexpectedly inaccessible due the maintenance works, so the requested volumes could be unavailable.

Loan service

To loan a book you must book through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app by selecting BEC - Ritiro volumi in prestito and filling the filed with the title and shelf-mark of the book.
The books can be collected at the Reception Desk.
For study and research purposes, extraordinary loans may be evaluated.
If you make a reservation for the access to the reading rooms and services, you can also request a loan.

Photocopying service

During your stay in the library, you can use copy machines. However the card top-up service will not be available; you have to recharge your card using the money loaders of the other libraries.

Return books

Books can be returned in the spaces provided at the new library entrance during the opening hours.
Online booking is not required.

Interlibrary loan and document supply

The interlibrary loan and document supply services are available and can be requested by online form.
University members will be notified of the arrival of documents and how to collect them.

Bloomberg Finance Lab

Two Bloomberg Lab stations are temporarily set up next to the new library entrance. The lab is open from Monday to Friday, from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm, by reservation only through EasyPlanning or MyUniVE app selecting the entry BEC - Bloomberg Finance Lab.
Attention: before booking the first access, write to
The use of the laboratory is illustrated in the following document: Bloomberg Finance Lab [pdf].

Reference and research support services


Office Online services (for Ca' Foscari members) E-mail Telephone
General information, loan renewals and reservations OPAC - Access - Loans +39 041 234 8763
Consultation of books and periodicals in repository Request form [ITA] +39 041 234 8763
Bibliographic searches and assistance in the use of databases Request form [ITA] +39 041 234 8775
Interlibrary loans Request form [ITA] +39 041 234 7657
Document delivery Request form [ITA] +39 041 234 8775
Purchase proposals Request form [ITA] +39 041 234 8713 / 8715 / 7457
Periodical service +39 041 234 8774 / 9340
BEC Research Support Service
Director Sara Franzoso 041 234 8774 / 366 9616192


Last update: 04/08/2022