Libraries facilities during summer

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BU Drive, thesis deposit, online information, Interlibrary loans ... What facilities stay available during summer?

Opening hours and closures

Have a good holiday and a wonderful summer!


  • From 1st to Saturday 11th of June: the BUs are open from 8.45 a.m to 7 p.m (Monday to Friday) and from 8.45 a.m to 5.30p .m (Saturday).
  • From Monday 13th June to Friday 22th July, the BUs are open from Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m to 5 p.m (closed on Saturday).
  • Summer closure on Friday 22th July in the evening. Reopening on Monday 22th August morning.
  • From Monday 22th to Friday 26th August: BUs are open from Monday to Friday, 9 a.m to 5p .m (closed on Saturday).

From Monday 29th August, the BUs are open from 8.45 a.m to 7 p.m from Monday to Friday and on Saturday from 8.45 a.m to 5.30 p.m.

Borrow for a longer time this summer

From June 13th, the documents (books, journals, etc.) that you borrow are to be returned on September 12th, to make things easier this summer!

Depending on your profil, you can borrow up to 20 or 30 documents. Isn’t that enough for a busy summer? Libraries are pushing the limits and making borrowing unlimited this summer!

Drive des BU[Libraries Drive Service]

In usual times, documents requested by library drive service are available to you within 36 hours minimum.

During the summer, the delay may be longer, depending on the courier’s circuit and the availability of the requested document.

    Bear in mind to place your orders a few days before, according to the closing date of your library!

Chatting online with a librarian

Chat service closes down on Friday evening, July 1st, 6 p.m and opens again on Monday, August 29th,9 a.m

In the meantime, write to bu-contactatlistes [p0int] univ-rennes1 [p0int] fr (bu-contact[a] we will reply to you, except during the library closure period (23th July - 21th August)

Interlibrary loans (PEB)

Requests for books will be processed until Friday 8th July inclusive.

Requests for photocopies (journal articles, book chapters) will be processed until Wednesday 20th July inclusive.

Requests submitted after these dates will be put on hold and processed when the library reopens on Monday 22th August.

You can pick up your documents until the BUs closure.

Deposit of thesis

  • Law, Economics and Management thesis: the service is open until Friday 22th July and reopens on Monday 29th August
  • Health thesis: the service is open until Friday 22th July and reopens on Monday 22th August. Please note: the service is closed from Monday 11th to Friday 15th July
  • Science and Philosophy thesis: the service is open until Friday 8th July and reopens on Monday 22th August

Online resources

Online resources: ebooks, articles, journals, databases ...remain available during summer break. The online resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week !

Online helpdesk will be closed from Friday, July 22th,4:45p.m. to Monday, August 22th,9a.m. If you have problems accessing online resources, please check the relevant resource page and/or our solutions to common problems.