How to reserve a document (François-Mitterrand site)

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I wish to reserve a document (François-Mitterrand Library)

To consult a document that is not in the open-access collections, a request for access to the document is necessary.
The request can be made :

  • in advance (every day - Remember: the Research Library is closed on Sundays): reservations can be made up to 30 days before my visit and until to 8 p.m. the day before my visit (5 p.m. on Fridays). If there is a problem, I will be informed via a message in my personal space,
  • on the spot the same day (Monday to Saturday): you can order other documents on the spot from 12 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You have the option of requesting books in the morning for the afternoon.

Please note

A valid pass to a research library is required

I connect to

I am using a library station
I put my Pass on the reader and I click on ‘Me connecter’


I already have an ID/password
I type my ID and password and I click on ‘Me connecter’
I don’t have an ID/password
I have to create an account. I click on “Créer un compte”

I want to search for a document in the library’s General Catalogue

I connect to
I can research the catalog.
Please note
I am automatically connected to my personal space.

Tip: I can connect to my personal space directly from by clicking on ‘Espace personnel’

I click on ‘Réserver’

After finding the document I wish to reserve, I click on the ‘Réserver’ button
Please note
I can also bookmark the document by clicking ‘Ajouter à mes notices’ to easily reserve it later.
If the ‘Réserver’ button is not available, it is because the document is freely accessible or because I am not connected to my personal space: I can connect by following step 1 or step 4.

I choose an existing reservation or I make a new reservation

I choose an existing reservation or I make a new reservation
Please note
If I have not booked a seat in a reading room yet, I will have to do it at the same time.

I consult my bookmarked requests

I can consult my bookmarked reservations by going to
After entering my ID and password if requested, I click on ‘Réservation site François-Mitterrand’, then on the days where a reservation was made for.

Logging out

Logging out is advised for confidentiality reasons when using a public computer at the Library.