The library’s collections have received the national CollEX certification label (Collections of Excellence for Research), under the category of “Sources and Methods for French History.”
The library primarily welcomes undergraduate and graduate students, university lecturers-researchers and personnel associated with the Ecole Nationale des Chartes, as well as archivist-palaeographers. This library is directly accessible to university lecturers and researchers as well as doctoral students (Human and Social Sciences), and, upon accreditation, to Master’s students and any other member of the general public who can justify conducting research at the library.
The Library offers…
- Diversified collections: research works and manuals, periodicals, offprints, prints, electronic resources, etc.
- Freely accessible borrowing collections
- Support for education and research
- A team of professionals at your service
150,000 volumes including:
- 60,000 monographs
- more than 1,500 electronic resources
- 20,000 periodicals
- more than 30,000 offprints
58 reading places
Extensive opening hours (59 hours a week from Monday to Saturday)
Open 258 days a year