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Distance Learning

At Falvey Memorial Library we seek to make our outstanding collection and award-winning services accessible to all our distance learners.

Our electronic resources are easily accessible from anywhere, and our librarians are available to provide personalized research advice via e-mail, live chat, and by phone.

Our services include:

  • Book Delivery & Return - We deliver library books from our collection to your door at no charge.
  • Off-Campus Database Access -  Use the library’s extensive collection of research tools, electronic journals, and eBooks from anywhere.
  • Subject Guides - The library’s best resources organized by subject of interest to get you working faster.
  • Research Help -  Not sure where to start? Have a project that feels overwhelming? Let our expert librarians guide you through our resources with a personal research appointment. Work together by phone, chat, or email to get one-on-one help.
  • Tips & Guides - Helpful research guides and video tutorials created by our expert librarians and staff.
  • Journal Articles - Instructions for finding the electronic copies electronic journal articles in our collection instantly.
  • E-ZBorrow & Interlibrary Loan - Use Illiad Article Request electronic copies of print journal articles or articles not in Falvey's collections in 1-2 business days for free. 
    Going to be on campus? Find and request books from our partner libraries with Illiad Book Requests or the speedy EZ Borrow system. (Books obtained from other libraries must be picked up from Falvey in person.)

Still Have Questions? 

For questions about book delivery contact Luisa Cywinski, 610-519-5215

If you have questions about materials in the Falvey Memorial Library collection call 610-519-4271 or Ask a Librarian.

For in-depth research assistance use this form or contact a librarian by subject area.

Questions about Interlibrary Loan or E-ZBorrow: ILL@villanova.edu

For issues with your LDAP user name and password (necessary for your library account as well as MyNova and Blackboard) contact Villanova UNIT: support@villanova.edu or 610-519-7777

To publicly post a question to our staff try our Question Center

For general questions about distance learning policies contact Barbara Quintiliano, 610-519-5207


Last Modified: Monday, February 9th, 2015