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The websites et are both edited by the Vauban University Library - Université Catholique de Lille

Director of publication : Patrick SCAUFLAIRE, President-Rector of the Université Catholique de Lille

Publication manager :  Marie-Pierre WYNANDS, Director of the Vauban University Library

Contents : unless stated otherwise, the contents, texts, documents and images of this website are produced by members of the library staff, coordinated by Susie Kempa, in charge of communication.

Contact Information :

Bibliothèque Universitaire Vauban - Université Catholique de Lille

60 rue du Port

59040 Lille Cedex 

Phone : + 33 3 59 56 69 79 

E-Mail :

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Institut Catholique de Lille – IT Department

60 boulevard Vauban

59016 LILLE Cedex, France

Technical and graphic design

This website was created using Drupal 8. The administrator is Yan Delcourt, computer scientist.

The graphic design was created by the Vauban University Library staff.

Photo credits

Homepage, banner: photography by Audrey Lorphelin

“Your libraries” page: icons by Freepik / Gregor Cresnar / Iconnice / Smashicons – / CC BY

“Consult” page: Images by @StartupStockPhotos – Pixabay / Onlyyouqj - / @Sanwaldeen  / @retropineapple  - / – Pexels / @Annie Sprat – / @absolutvision – Unsplash

"Newspaper Press" page:  @absolutvision  –

"Training" page: images designed by  @StartupStockPhotos  – Freepik /  @Mego-studio  - Freepik

"Training workshops" page: images designed by Guillaume Leroy /  @jeshoots  – Freepik /  @Engin_Akyurt  - Pixabay

"Train online" page: images designed by  @absolutvision  – Unsplash /  @StartupStockPhotos  – Pexels /  @kerde-severin  – Unsplash /  - Unsplash"Your services" page: images designed by  @Freepik  –  @kaboompics  /

"Request an inter-library loan" page: image designed by @NastyaSensei Sens  - Pexels
"Practical information" page: images designed by  @dashu83  – Freepik /  @jcomp  – Freepik /  Pexels

"Donate documents" page: @jcomp  – Freepik


The website and its contents are the property of the Vauban University Library – Université Catholique de Lille, under the French legislation on copyright and intellectual property. All rights are reserved, including for downloadable documents and iconographic and photographic representations.

 Any reproduction, representation, use or modification, by any means whatsoever and on any medium whatsoever, of all or part of the website, including photographs and downloadable documents, without having obtained prior authorization, is strictly prohibited.  Your request for reproduction can be sent to .

Cookies and session

The cookies used on this website are necessary for the site to function. They allow us:

  • To manage the identification to log into your account
  • Obtain website usage statistics via Google Analytics
  • Cookies are files stored either on a server or on a terminal (telephone or computer), which store information on browsing and on the browsing preferences of an Internet user (language, browser used, pages viewed, stored connection identifiers, targeted advertising, etc.).

Internet users can block cookies in their browser settings:

Additional information is available on the CNIL (Commission Nationale de l'Informatique et des Libertés) website. Click here to know more.

Personal Data

Some of the services offered on the and websites require the processing of personal data.

Personal information is collected for the following purposes:

  • On-site authentication for access to online resources
  • Processing a request via the inter-library loan form, suggest a purchase form or reserve an item form.

The personal data from the forms are deleted within one month for the reservation requests and once a year for inter-library loan and purchase suggestion requests.

Personal data useful for authentication on the website for access to electronic resources are deleted at the expiry of the rights or after two years without connection to the site.

Privacy Policy

The Vauban University Library is committed to preserving the confidentiality of the information provided online by the internet user. Any personal information that the internet user transmits to the  Vauban University Library for the use of certain services is subject to european regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 27 April 2016 on the protection of natural persons with regard to the processing of personal data, and to the law "Informatique, Fichiers et Libertés" n ° 78-17 of January 6, 1978 amended.

Request correction of your personal data

The internet user has a right to access, rectify and delete his personal information. He can exercise his rights at any time, by writing to the address  or by sending a letter to the following address: Bibliothèque Universitaire Vauban – 60 rue du Pont – 59000 Lille.

If you have any questions about the processing of your data, you can contact our Data Protection Officer (DPO):

If you believe, after having contacted us, that your data protection rights have not been respected, you can send a complaint online to the CNIL:  or by post: the CNIL, 3 Place de Fontenoy – TSA 80715 – 75334 PARIS CEDEX 07.

External content

The website may include links to third-party websites or other Internet sources. As the Vauban University Library cannot control these third-party websites and external sources, the Vauban University Library cannot be held responsible for the provision of these sites and external sources, and cannot bear any responsibility for the content, advertising, products, services or any other material available on or from these third-party websites or external sources.

In addition, the Vauban University Library cannot be held liable for any damage or loss, proven or alleged, resulting from or in connection with the use or with the fact of having trusted the content, goods or services available on these third-party websites or external sources.