Interlibrary services

Interlibrary services allow you to get a copy of a book or an article published on a periodical which we don't have from other national or foreign libraries. This may be a pay-per-use service. Please consult the conditions that you find on this page to know the terms, costs and rules of the service.

FOR USERS

You can request up to 5 books or articles per week on interlibrary loan or Document delivery through different channels.

 
INTERLIBRARY LOAN (books on loan from another library)

 

AVAILABLE CHANNELS HOW TO
Email  Send an email to ill.bem@unito.it with the details of the items you need. 
Personally at BEM Fill carefully the dedicated form and give it to the staff at the desk of the serials room.
 
DOCUMENT DELIVERY (copies of periodicals articles) 

 

AVAILABLE CHANNELS HOW TO
NILDE

This service allows you to keep track of your requests (*). To use it you must register (for free) by following the following steps:

  • connect from any internet workstation to http://nilde.bo.cnr.it
  • select IDEM-GARR institutional access and choose your organization from the drop-down menu ("University of Torino")
  • authenticate with your UNITO SCUs
  • select the "Registration" button (if it is the first time you log in)
  • select your reference library "University of Turin Economics and Management Library" and fill in the registration form
  • wait for the library to enable your enrollment (you will receive an email once enabled)

(*) You can follow the process of the online request, but you will have to come to BEM to collect the hard copy of the document in compliance with current legislation. Unfortunately, emailing is not possible.

To request an article:

  • access http://nilde.bo.cnr.it through IDEM-GARR access and with your University credentials
  • choose "Insert new" and fill out the request form with the details of the desired article.
Email Send an email to dd.bem@unito.it with the details of the article or part of book you need. 
Personally at BEM Fill carefully the dedicated form and give it to the staff at the desk of the serials room.

 

COST OF SERVICE

The service can be free or pay-per-use. See the price list for details about the costs.

Payment must be made in cash upon receipt of the document and we will issue you a regular receipt.

If you are a teacher you can choose to charge the cost on your research funds.

 

ITEM's origin AMOUNT DUE
(INTERLIBRARY LOAN)
  AMOUNT DUE
(DOCUMENT DELIVERY)
 
  INTERNAL USERS EXTERNAL USERS INTERNAL USERS EXTERNAL USERS
NATIONAL € 10,00 € 15,00 € 4,00 € 5,00
EUROPE € 20,00 € 25,00 € 8,00 € 10,00
EXTRAEU / BRITISH LIBRARY / "SUBITO-DOC" SERVICE € 25,00 € 30,00 € 16,00 € 20,00
NILDE, ESSPER e BESS SERVICES € 10,00 € 15,00 FREE € 4,00
UNITO Libraries FREE FREE FREE FREE

 

PENALTIES

For interlibrary services, the same penalties apply as for the loan service.

 

FOR LIBRARIES

BEM accepts requests from Italian and foreign libraries. The loans are limited to the volumes available for the external loan. The loan term is 30 days, renewable for an additional 15 days if the volume has not been requested by other users.

Italian libraries can request documents through the following channels:

 

SERVICE CHANNELS
INTERLIBRARY SERVICE ILL-SBN service 
  by email to ill.bem@unito.it
DOCUMENT DELIVERY by NILDE form
  by ESSPER service
   by ILL-SBN service
  by email to dd.bem@unito.it

 

The requesting libraries abide by the current legislation on copyright and comply to deliver to the end user only a hard copy of the requested articles.

 
COST OF SERVICE

The service is free of charge on the base of a reciprocity agreement:

  • with the UNITED libraries,
  • with those belonging to NILDE, ESSPER and BESS
  • and with all those with which express reciprocity agreements have been signed.

For all other libraries, payment must be made by IFLA voucher upon return of the document(s) according to the following price list:

 

LIBRARY'S AREA OF ORIGIN AMOUNT TO REFUND  
  INTERLIBRARY LOAN DOCUMENT DELIVERY
NATIONAL
(EXTRA-NILDE libraries)
1 IFLA 1/2 - 1 IFLA
(free if sent electronically and the item is up to 10 pages)
EUROPE 1 - 2 IFLA 1/2 - 1 IFLA
(free if sent electronically and the item is up to 10 pages))
EXTRAEU /
BRITISH LIBRARY /
"SUBITO-DOC" service
2 - 4 IFLA 1 IFLA
NILDE / ESSPER / BESS FREE FREE
UNITO FREE FREE

 

PENALTIES

In the event that the applicant library loses or returns items received on interlibrary loan damaged, it is required to replace it with another copy of the same edition, or - if this is not possible - of another edition agreed with the BEM.