Our Missions

The University of Lyon 1 offers a network of 9 inter connected libraries. They are opened to both academic community and external readers. In order to guarantee good studying conditions during the academic year our libraries are open between ten and fourteen hours a day every day.

We also offer various physical studying facilities : 2746 seats in total, including individual, collective spaces as well as computer rooms.

Large and varied collections

345 000 volumes in total, 280 000 directly accessible
107 000 ebooks
25 000 online journals

Heritage Collections (dating from the 16th to the 20th century)
Digitized collections : past exams papers (annales) and University Lyon 1 Doctoral dissertations