Library Fast Facts: Welcome

Library General Information

As one of AUP's main student services, the library offers a variety of resources and professional help to the students, staff and faculty of AUP.

The American University of Paris Library has:

over        44,000  book volumes
over      745,000  electronic books
over          2,900  films (DVD and video)
over             300  CDs (music and other) housed in
over           1350  linear meters of shelving
over        48,000  periodical titles available in print or electronic format in
                       4  reading and study areas with Wi-Fi access.
over            100  seats for the
over         1,200  people who borrow
over       21,000  books and films per year, and use the
                     22  research workstations and
                      3  catalog devoted workstations and
                      2  film viewing stations during the
                      7  days of the week or
                  54.5 hours per week that the Library is open; plus
                    27  additional Study Hours per week between midterms and final exams; plus the
                    32  additional overnight hours at the end of the semester
         unlimited  hours of remote access to library resources and services available through the web page!


Since the University Library is not open to the general public, it is important to carry your valid AUP ID at all times to identify yourself. 

Reference librarians are available to assist with research and can provide information concerning additional resources in Paris. Ask for assistance at the Navigation Desk, check the Library's homepage, email researchhelp@aup.libanswers.comask for a research appointment or contact a staff person for information.