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L he BU offers a wide range of services for lending and consulting printed and online documents, providing bibliographic information and depositing and promoting your thesis. It provides you with the working conditions you need to complete your studies successfully. Agents are available in the reading room to help you make the best use of these different services.

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You must be registered to access the library's collections and services.
Registration is valid for the current academic year for students who have paid their UG registration fees.

It is compulsory for UG staff.
It is valid for 365 days from the date of payment.

To obtain your reader's card, please go to the library reception desk with the following supporting documents:

  • Students: You don't need to do anything. Your BU card is your student card.
  • UG teachers and staff: 1 passport photo.
  • External readers: completed and signed registration form + 1 passport photo + 1 proof of address less than 2 months old + 1 proof of "PAYZEN" online payment corresponding to the registration fee (online payment).

The University Library would like to inform you that the opening hours for external reader registration, interlibrary loans (ILL) and book refunds are as follows:

Monday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
Tuesday: 2pm - 4pm
Wednesday: 9am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm
Thursday: 2pm - 4pm
Friday: 9am - 12pm

Borrow a document


A valid library card is required for all loans. You can borrow books on your own using the "book service" terminals.

  • Licence, UG staff, external readers: 8 books for 21 days
  • Master: £20 for 56 days
  • Doctoral students, teachers and researchers: 20 books for 56 days
  • For all readers: 3 additional DVDs or 3 periodicals for 14 days

Interlibrary loans (ILL)

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service allows you to bring in documents that are not held by the BU but are held by other libraries, in France or abroad.

This service is available to all registered users. Requests for documents (books or photocopies) can be made at the ILL office or online via form. The time taken to obtain documents and the method of consultation (home loan or on-site consultation) depend on the lending library.

See the ILL explanatory charter for all the rates and useful information on how to check in a document.

EPB CharterInterlibrary loan

Requesting a discharge

If you are leaving the UG and wish to enrol at another university, please go to the library with your student card to collect your receipt certifying that you have returned all the books you borrowed.

Please note: The procedure is definitive. You will no longer be able to borrow any documents once you have received your discharge.

Working at the BU

Access to the library is reserved for university students and external readers. The library provides computers and software that can be accessed upon identification.

To set up the access codes that you will use to open the library workstations (as well as those installed in the other buildings on campus), access the Wifi and consult databases remotely, you need to initialise your digital account.

Register on the following website: using your INE number. This operation can be carried out from campus computers or from a terminal outside the University.

Reserve the group work room

Two work rooms are available for students wishing to work in groups, by prior arrangement with the reception desk: one on the ground floor for undergraduates, and one on the first floor for masters and doctoral students.

Please respect the settlement use of group work rooms.

Reproduce a document

Photocopiers/printers linked to the library computers are available on each level of the library.
You can buy a card to pay for your printing and photocopying. A top-up machine is available on the ground floor, which accepts cash only.

To find out about the rates and terms and conditions for using the photocopiers and printers, download theuser guide.


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University Library

Nicolas RUPPLI
0594 29 50 62

Deputy Director
0594 29 50 61

Head of Collections
0594 29 50 74

0594 29 27 77

University Library
Troubiran Campus
BP 20792
97337 CAYENNE Cedex

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