Research Library

Opening hours

  • From Monday to Friday: 07.30 am - 8. pm
    (accessible with a badge)

M. Xavier Houiller
Bulding D – 1st floor
Landline Telephone: 00 33 (2) 47 36 11 81


Access to the Library is by badge. It is only accessible to lecturers-researchers, PhD students and Master 2 students of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Social Sciences.
However, it is possible for other students to have access to the Library's documents through the Law Section of the SCD (shuttle loan, interlibrary loan).

The Library Droit-Recherche is located on the Deux-Lions site, in a 200 m2 space, and offers a collection of more than 8,600 works, mainly for research in the various disciplines of law. A collection of 280 periodicals, 55 of which are living. The Library has 34 seats, 4 computer workstations, one of which is reserved for consulting the collective catalogue of the University of Tours libraries, and a photocopier/printer.

The Law Research Library is a part of the French network of European Documentation Centres (40 centres). The Library works in collaboration with the IRJI François Rabelais laboratory (Institute of Interdisciplinary Legal Research), the François Grua Institute of Judicial Studies and the several Masters 2 of the Faculty of Law.