University library (UL)

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The University Library, an indispensable tool for your success

Accessible to all, students, staff and the curious!

Le Mans University Library

5000m², 1000 seats, quiet and silent areas, work alone or in groups.

It is open 73 hours per week from Monday to Saturday. It is called NoctamBU+:

  • Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 22:00
  • Friday and Saturday from 08:30 to 18:00


The Laval University Library

The collections cover the documentation needs of the law division and the 4 departments of the IUT.

  • Monday to Thursday from 08:30 to 18:30
  • Friday from 08:30 to 17:30


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Check out and discover thousands of documents!

  • Books, magazines, e-books, digital documents in law, sciences, languages, literature, history, geography, arts, Science and Technique of Physical and Sports Activities (STAPS), etc... Consultation on site or from home.


Benefit from all our services...

  • Welcome, orientation, loans and document reservations on site or remotely
  • Printing, photocopying and scanning


...and from personalised help


The University Library, a Research partner

Do you want:

  • specific support on a research or Scientific and Technical Information (STI) question
  • to find out about Open Access, to deposit your publications in HAL,
  • to create an electronic journal,
  • to prepare a research project including data management,
  • to respond to a request for proposals requiring the submission of a data management plan, etc.

Do you teach? Send us your bibliographies, your purchase requirements! Request multiple copies of a textbook for your students.

Perhaps you are carrying out research requiring very specialised documents? Tell us your requirements and we will respond by the various means at our disposal: purchase, inter-library loan or even rental of an e-book!


Le Mans: bu @  -
Laval: bu-laval @ -


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