SBA
University Library System

cerCa  
portal of Ca’ Foscari bibliographic resources

cerCa' simultaneously searches all the paper and electronic resources of the University libraries: books, e-books, periodicals, e-journals, articles, theses and other documents contained in Primo Central and ARCA

Access to libraries and services with Affluences app

University members can access the libraries and their services (consultation, loan, photocopying service, interlibrary loan, document delivery) only by reservation through the Affluences app or the Affluences website. For more information, see the page of the specific library: BALI, BAS, BAUM, BEC, CFZ.
Also IUAV members can access libraries (see information here).

Electronic resources

Students, teachers, researchers and workers can consult the electronic resources with restricted access, such as databases, e-journals, e-books, theses and much more also from home. To access electronic resources follow the instructions on the page Remote access to electronic resources. The libraries' initiatives include Electronic resources in a clip, short videos about the main databases.

Trial Al Manhal eLibrary

Until April 30, you can access this trial: the database is about Middle Eastern & Islamic Studies and offers access to 476 ejournals, 18.177 ebooks, 9.311 phD and master theses of the most prestigious universities, mainly in Arabic language.
To know more about other trials and new acquisitions please visit this page.

Libraries' opening hours extended from 22 February

The libraries will be open with extended hours starting from 22 February 2021.
For more information and to know the new timetables in detail,  see the page of the specific library: BALIBASBAUMBECCFZ

SBA in numbers: turnout 15-20/02/2021

N° of service reservations per library

BALI
737

BAS
194

BAUM
3035

BEC
43

CFZ
1426

N° of users per library

BALI
433

BAS
149

BAUM
1552

BEC
35

CFZ
913