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Are you wondering how to use this website? Are you looking for information about books, magazines or databases? Do you have questions about opening hours or services? Here you'll find the answers to (almost) all your questions! If not, contact us!

Books and ebooks

Use the Knowledge Hub catalog to launch your seach: by title, author or keyword. You can also limit the search to your campus. 

When you've found the book in the result list you can click on it to see how many copies there are, on what campus, if you can borrow it (disponibilité) and on which shelf it is located(cote). Note down the callnumber (cote) and find the book on the shelf!

If the book is an ebook, follow the link and read it (subject to copies available) !

At Audencia Atlantic campus: bring your student card to the Knowledge Hub's front desk, your librarian will help you check out the book(s).

At Audencia City campus: bring your book(s) to the Knowledge Hub's desk during her working hours.

At Audencia MediaCampus campus: Bring your student card to the librarian's desk during her working hours or use the self-service computer close to the Knowledge Hub entrance. Scan your student card, then scan the books. Don't forget to validate.

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Each Wednesday there is a book transfer between the different campuses in Nantes. Contact your librarian with the reference of the book you want to borrow: title, author, call number. We'll order it for you. You'll receive an email notification when the book is available in the Knowledge Hub  on your campus, where you can pick it up.

The loan conditions are as follow:

  • 8 books for 1 month
  • 3 journals for 1 month


Journal's last edition cannot be borrowed.

All users returning items after the due date will not be allowed to borrow until the end of the fine (the same number of days as the period overdue).

Databases, Journals and Magazines

The Knowledge Hub's databases are available both on and off campus through our website: from the homepage or the Resources menu.

To connect, use your Audencia ID and password.

Your ID is the same as the beginning of your student email (before @) and is often composed of the first letter of your name followed by your surname.

  • Note: In some databases as Vault you ALSO need to create a personal account and sign in.

The Knowledge Hub subscribes to newspapers, magazines and journals both in print and electronic format.

To read in print or online, search for a journal on the homepage's search engine and see whether the title is available online or in print.

You can use the search engine on the home page to search for a specific title. If you cannot remember the title, use the books catalog. In this case, choose the Recherche experte menu on the left, and select Revue as Document type. Click on the magnifying glass icon to access to the results.

Use the homepage's search engine with the option search for a journal to look for a specific title in all of our academic databases.

Use the Knowledge Hub's Discovery Service to search in all of the subscribed academic databases at once: by title, author, keywords...

Discovery Service

  • To limit your results to articles included in our subscriptions, use the filter "Full Text"
  • To limit your results to academic research article, use the filter "Peer-Reviewed"

Other questions

If you're at school, come and ask us in the Knowledge Hub! Otherwise ask your question by email and we'll get back to you as soon as possible!

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