Register, borrow and study at our libraries
Practical information on library services are available on the library directory (in French) is available here.
The Sorbonne University libraries offer diverse and innovative workspaces, group workrooms, individual closed cubicles, teaching spaces and a coworking space:
- To reserve a workroom in a library of the Faculty of Letters (Clignancourt, Malesherbes Serpente or Battalion), use the application Affluences (in French), click here.
- To book a workroom or individual box in the libraries of the Pierre and Marie Curie campus of the Faculty of Science and Engineering (in French), click here.
The Affluences application allows you to find information on library attendance and opening hours.
Access Document Resources
Printed and electronic resource materials are accessible from the Sorbonne University documentary portal
User training and educational innovation
Offering guides, training in documentary research, and advice on the efficient use of electronic resources, Sorbonne University has numerous devices to help users save time in their research (in French). For more information, click here.
Consult the guides and tutorials of the Sorbonne University libraries (in French) here.
Open Access, publications and bibliometrics
The University Library system (BU) offers HAL & Open Access to support PhD students and researchers in the process of publishing and depositing their publication in the open archive HAL.
HAL stands for “Hyper Articles onLine”. This open archive was created in 2001 to allow researchers to deposit their articles and manuscripts in an open access database developed by the Center for Direct Scientific Communication (CCSD) of the CNRS. Access to the data is free, but not necessarily their use or reuse.