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In Ca' Borin you find three libraries of the Social sciences area: Economics, Geography and Newspaper Libraries.

Books and periodicals are on open shelves.

Current issue are on the first-floor shelves and they are placed in alphabetical order. Back issues are on the ground floor and have call numbers. Journals call numbers can be found searching GalileoDiscovery. If you do not know how to use the catalogue, ask a librarian to help you. 

  • Journals and magazines cannot be borrowed, you can photocopy them according to copyright laws,only for personal use and research.
  • The same rule are applied to the printing and downloading of electronic journals and other copyrighted materials.
  • Reading rooms are on the first floor of Ca’ Borin building.  If you need to take a break longer than 10 minutes, please do not leave your belongings as placeholders.


 Please note: journals can be freely read in the Emeroteca. Other services are intended for institutional users and users with a SBA card.

AiutoIf you are writing your thesis and you need help, you can ask a librarian to help you search library resources and materials.

Library services


Looking for books and journals? GalileoDiscovery is the new tool for search books, articles, journals and many other more resources.

GalileoDiscovery let you search in the collection of the libraries that cooperate in  Sistema Bibliotecario Padovano.


Ca’ Borin Libraries have  15 computers connected to the web  and to the University network (for the access to electronic resources). Access is limited to institutional  users ( and each user is allowed no more than 120 minutes per day. If you need to print documents from these pc, remember to register to the Myprint service.

WiFi - Eduroam

If you prefer to use your laptop, tablet, smartphone etc, you can connect to the Eduroam Wi-Fi network, a world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Eduroam offers a wireless connection to the internet for free, which is safe and easy. Click here for more information.

If you want to access Padova University electronic resources, you need to activate the proxy service.

Copying and printing service

In order to use the Myprint copying and printing service, you need to register on the Myprint website using your university card. Instructions for registration are available here (.pdf).

Document delivery service (article requests)

If you didn’t  find in Padova libraries what you were looking for, you can use the NILDE Document Delivery service (IT). Through this service, Ca’ Borin Libraies supplie their users with copies of documents, such as journal articles, book chapters etc,  not available  in Padova. Document delivery  service is intended for professors, researchers and students of the Social Sciences area of Padova University.




In the Ca’ Borin libraries you can:

  • read journals and other research material;
  • request copies of journal articles when they are not available in Padova;
  • photocopy library material for personal use according to copyright laws;
  • search catalogues and databases;
  • ask a librarian for assistance in doing your research, organizing your bibliographies and more;
  • e-mail us or ask directly the Information desk.

Openings hours:

Mon-Fri from 9.00 am to 22.45 pm, Sat-Sun from 9.15 am to 18.00 pm

Libraries address:

via del Santo 22 - 35123 Padova - first floor (map)

tel. +39 049 827.1515



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