End of the year in the university libraries

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The 3 University Libraries are closed from Saturday 23th of December to Sunday 7th of January

Opening and Closing of the University libraries

The 3 BU are close to the public:

  • from Friday, December 22th, 10 p.m
  • to Sunday , January 7th included.

We look forward to welcoming you back on Monday, January 8th 2024, starting at 8.45 a.m.

The online resources are still available 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. If you encounter any problems accessing online resources, please consult the page for the resource concerned and/or our solutions to common problems.

The BU Centrale of the Rennes 2 University is open from Wednesday 3rd to Thurday 5th of  December from 9am to 5pm

Interlibrary loan service

Book requests will be processed up to and including Wednesday 13th of December.

Copies requests (journal articles, book chapters) will be processed up to and including Monday 18th of December.

Request submitted after these dates will be processed at the reopening on Monday, January 8th, 2024. You can collect your documents until the libraries closure.

Thesis deposit service

  • Law, economics, management and political science

Theses service: closing Friday, December 22th, 5p.m, reopening Thursday, January 4th in the morning.You can contact the nathalie [dot] covalatuniv-rennes1 [dot] fr (thesis manager by email) until Thursday, December 22nd at 5pm.

  • Science and philosophy

Theses service: closing Friday, December 21th 5p.m, reopening Monday, January 8th in the morning.

  • Health

Theses service: closing Friday, December 16th evening, reopening Friday, January 3 in the morning.

Closing on Friday, December 22th at 5 pm, reopening on Tuesday, January 3rd in the morning.

Library Drive service

Please note that documents requested by remote loan service are available within 24 hours minimum (36 hours for the ENNSSAT and IUT librarires in Lannion) . The turnaround time may be longer depending on the courier’s circuit and the availability of the requested document.

Please anticipate your requests according to the closing date of your library.

Chat with a librarian service(UBIB)

  • Chat:

The chat will close Friday, December 22th at 6 p.m, reopen on Monday, January 8th, 2024 at 9 a.m.

  • Email:

During the closing time, bu-contactatlistes [dot] univ-rennes [dot] fr (w)bu-contactatlistes [dot] univ-rennes1 [dot] fr (rite us an email!)bu-contactatlistes [dot] univ-rennes1 [dot] fr ( )We will answer you at the reopening on January 8th.

We wish you a happy holiday season!