Research support

The SCD (Central Documentation Service) 's main objective is to give students, professors and researchers from Poitiers University the documentation they need for their studies (teaching materials) and for their research (research documentation).

The SCD dedicates 82% of it's total operating budgt to documentary acquisition.

54% of these documentary acquisitions are dedicated to research documentation and 46% to teaching material for undergraduate and master degrees (Rapport d'activité 2016).

Beyond the documentary acquisitions, the SCD also offers quite a few specific services for doctoral students and teaching staff and researchers, that you can discover here:

Open access and open archives


Scientific publications and digital identity


Training courses for Researchers and doctoral students

Depositing and writing a thesis

All about HAL


Serials edited by Poitiers University



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