Network Inter-Library Document Exchange Service

NILDE is an Inter-Library Document Exchange Services available to staff and students of Pwani University through the cooperation between Pwani University, University of Pavia and S. Matteo Foundation of Italy. This service enables our patrons to access journal articles and book chapters held in over 700 University and research libraries in Italy. How to use NILDE?
  • Confirm that the journal article you are looking for is not available in our e-library and/or open access databases
  • Ask the librarian or send details of the article (Title of the Journal/book , Publication title, author/s, year of publication, volume, Issue no., publisher, DOI, etc ) to
  • The library will forward your request to NILDE
  • Once the article has been found through NILDE you will be requested to collect the article/book chapter in hard copy