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With seven locations, the library offers more than 500,000 books and nearly 8,000 periodical titles on paper and about 25,000 electronic and multimedia documents. You can access various types of digital content :

  • encyclopaedias : Encyclopaedia Universalis, Jurisclasseur (Lexis Nexis), Les Techniques de l'Ingénieur...
  • online newspapers : 8,000 press titles available in full text version on Factiva. For quick access : www.univ-nantes.fr/factiva
  • journals from major publishers
  • bibliographic and thematic databases
  • collections of electronic books
The library offers many services :
  • borrowing of documents,
  • laptops available for on-site loan,
  • interlibrary loan for materials not available in Nantes, training in literature search (on the online service Madoc)
  • advice from librarians,
  • Librarians by appointment : assistance with documentary research, writing bibliographies
  • an online information service : ubib.fr

Mis à jour le July 27, 2015 par Webmaster

Library hours

During the academic year, 8:30am to 7 pm Monday to Friday, and Saturday morning. Depending on the sites, the libraries close one week at Christmas and 2 weeks in August. More info on : www.bu.univ-nantes.fr


From September to May, expanded evening hours until 10:30 pm and on weekends at the Health Library. Reservation required on : http://nantilus.univ-nantes.fr/noctambu