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Some key points to guide you through our resources as well as some useful links

The Basics

Feel free to consult our different scientific data bases.  These are mostly multidisciplinary but applying filters and key words will enable you to identify relevant data about materials.

In Archipel, our catalogue, you can access our stock of (e-books, theses, congresses etc.)  Here are a few examples divided up by subject :

Composites                         Strength of materials                           Metrology

Surface treatment                                   Building materials

Special focus ebooks on ScholarVox and Dawsonera platforms (in particular for Aeronautics)

Searches can be widened by using the national catalogue, Sudoc, in order to access other documents and to use the inter-library loan system.

Focus on

  • Encyclopedias, handbooks, dictionnaries :

On line…

Encyclopédia Universalis

Encyclopedia of composites

Ullmann's Encyclopedia of Industrial Chemistry

Techniques de l’ingénieur, collection matériaux


In the reading room…

- ASM handbook, metals handbook locate

- Traité des matériaux locate

- Comprehensive materials processing locate


  • Useful link :

BiblioST2i : CNRS portal, UMR staff only