Obtain a Quitus de bibliothèque [library discharge]
A discharge from your library, certifying that you are released from any obligation to the library: you no longer have any outstanding loans.
Quitus [Discharge] is required for the validation of your degree validation or the transfer of your registration form if you enroll in another university.
It applies to the 3 libraries of the university: no need to ask for one per library.
Keep coming to libraries!
Université de Rennes 1 libraries are open to all, without any need for registration. Even if you are no longer registered at the university, libraries welcome you!
Some of libraries services are freely available, without registration: come and settle down, consult books and journals in the library, connect to the wifi, ask a librarian for help and advice, etc.
Other services are available by registration only: borrowing documents, consulting online resources to which the university subscribes, etc. Please note: access to libraries during extended hours is reserved for members of Rennes universities and partner schools (UniR perimeter).
Join us as « lecteur extérieur » [ External registered patron ]
Still interested in the library's collections and services? Register as a « lecteur extérieur » to benefit from additional services.
Continue your documentary search with online resources in free access
You are no longer registered at the university? This does not mean that you can no longer do research: you can search in freely accessible databases that will provide you with full-text documents, in whole or in part.
You can also install extensions, compatible with several browsers, which will redirect you to open access content (prepint or postprint author versions, open archive deposit).
Search for open access literature
A selection of resources to find open access articles, books, etc.
Browser extension (Firefox and Chrome): allows you to access legal free versions of (paywalled » scholarly articles.
Open Access helper
Browser extension (Chrome and Safari): works on the same principle as Unpaywall, allows you to extend the possibilities of the extension by activating, via the parameters, CORE Open Access and/or the Open Access Button
Open Access Button
Browser extension (Firefox, Chrome): adds a navigation button to easily access Browser extension (Firefox and Chrome): Allows you to find an open access version of the resource you are interested in and opens the PDF directly. No open access version? Open Access Button asks the authors to share it by putting it into a repository.
Use free tools and software
Librarians recommend several tools for office automation, bibliographic reference management and thought organization.