University Libraries

These are ideal places for documentation, revision and group work, and offer a wide range of services accessible to all students.

books, magazines, e-readers, tablets, theses and dissertations, DVDs, language methods, sheet music, maps, audio CDs, etc. for on-site consultation and borrowing with your student card

multiple digital resources (e-books, databases, journals, online dictionaries, theses, etc.) for on-site or remote consultation, 24 hours a day

a variety of areas: reading rooms, group work rooms, quiet areas, press and news areas, computer areas, training rooms, language self-study areas priority computer workstations, workstations equipped with NVDA text-to-speech, DVDs with audio description, specialized French sign language section

workshops and training courses to learn how to use the tools offered by the libraries

The student card gives access to all the libraries of the universities of Toulouse


A single search tool to access all the documentation offered by libraries, both paper and digital.
Archipel offers a simple, mobile-friendly search interface, instant, relevant results and direct access to online resources (journal articles, digital books, theses, etc.).


An application that lets you find out how many people are using the libraries on the Mirail campus and the Inspé (Toulouse St.Agne campus) in real time, reserve rooms for group work and check opening times.

The Central University Library (BUC) is encyclopedic and multi-disciplinary, while the resource centers and other local libraries specialize in specific subject areas. All libraries are open to all students, whatever their course of study.

Central University Library (BUC in French)

Campus Mirail
Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 7 p.m.
05 61 50 39 60

Encyclopedic and multidisciplinary collections
Collections +: all printed theses defended at UT2J and a collection of excellence on Spain and Portugal, unique in France: CollEx Iberian Studies.

Interlibrary loans

Service providing access to documents from other libraries, in France or abroad, that are not available in Toulouse libraries.

Louise Michel Psychology Resource Center (CRPLM in french)

Campus Mirail, Philippe Malrieu building
Monday to Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday, 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
05 61 50 48 42

Collections + : Testothèque

Language Resource Center (CRL in french)

Campus Mirail, Erasme building
Monday to Friday, 8.15 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Specialized documents in foreign languages, French as a foreign language, sign language and language sciences. Foreign press collections, comic strips, travel guides.
Collections +: digital self-learning resources, level tests.

Literature, arts and philosophy resource center (Clap in french)

Campus Mirail, Le Gai Savoir building
Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
05 61 50 48 00

Modern literature, classics (Latin, Greek), linguistics, Occitan, philosophy, music, cinema, theater, dance, performing arts, communication.
Collections +: audio CDs and sheet music

Olympe de Gouges Resource Center (Crog in french)

Campus Mirail, Olympe de Gouges building
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 7pm
05 61 50 46 22

History, art history, visual arts, applied arts, archaeology, information and communication sciences, geography, sociology, anthropology, education sciences, economics and management, mathematics and computer science.
Collections + : Map library and aerial photographs

UT2J also offers media libraries and local libraries on other campuses and Inspé sites.

Have a question ?

University library network chat

For all questions relating to libraries and document searches, an online chat service is available from Monday to Friday.

Read more: UT2J library news

On the networks: @bibut2j

Disability exception: documentation accessible to all!

Literature, periodicals, textbooks and much more are now available in digital format. This service is reserved for students with disabilities, including UT2J “dys” students, and can be accessed via an online request once the university has recognized the student’s disability.

Read more: Easier access to documentation – Disability exception

Documentation centers

UT2J also has specialized documentation centers, in particular the Scuio-IP resource center, La Boussole (See Curriculum choices & internships), where you’ll find a wealth of documentation and numerous digital resources dedicated to career guidance and integration.

The city writing prize

Toulouse’s literary prize for urban studies and literature.
What makes the prize so original? A reading committee, including university staff and students, and a jury select the winner.

Read more le prix écrire la ville


Loan of computer and audiovisual equipment

Laptops and audiovisual equipment can be borrowed from the university under certain conditions.


Information Systems Department (DSI in french)
Campus Mirail, La Présidence building

Computer equipment loan officer (Jean-Christophe Vera)
05 61 50 38 32

Audiovisual equipment

Maison de l’image et du numérique – pôle infrastructures et services audiovisuels (ISA)
Campus Mirail, Université Ouverte building
05 61 50 44 49

Self-service IT suites

Computer rooms are available in the various UFRs on presentation of your student card. Please contact your UFR or department for details.
Available: microcomputers equipped with office software (Word, Excel, etc.), statistical software (SPSS-SDT) and Internet access.
A computer instructor is always on hand during opening hours.