Finding Your Way on the Lyon 3 Libraries’ Web Site

The academic and research libraries of University Lyon 3, which are all part of the Service Commun de la Documentation (SCD), offer students and faculty a wide range of printed and electronic materials, as well as searching tools and services, including:

  • a catalog to help you identify and locate library materials
  • a digital library
  • circulation service points
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service
  • library instruction programs


The reading rooms are designed as areas for patrons to read, work and use the materials available. Collections and magazines/journals are arranged by discipline and topic. In each reading room you will find: workstations that you can use to access electronic resources, print stations and photocopiers, as well as plugs for laptops.

The research libraries are for researchers and graduate students (i.e. licence and above). Their collections are included in the libraries catalog. More: Inter-University Library, Associate Libraries.