The EMBL Grenoble Library's main responsibility is to use the resources available to the fullest. We aim to give our researchers what they need in the shortest delay.

Opening hours with library staff present:
Monday to Thursday 08.00 to 17.00
Friday 08.00 to 16.00.

EMBL, ILL and ESRF staff and scientists invited within the experimental programme of the institutes may use the library 24 hours a day 365 days a year.

Ejournals collection

EMBL ejournals Szilard library and Grenoble collection (EMBL staff only)

Printed journal collection Grenoble (currently under review)

Main Library Journal collection
Basement Journal archives


Only EMBL, ILL or ESRF staff whose names are in the phone books of the Institutes are allowed to borrow documents from the Library. The normal loan period is one month. A user may not borrow more than five books at a time. Journals may not be borrowed.

Our journal archive is located in the basement.

Copying facilities

There is a photocopying machine in the central room of the library.


There are three computers with internet access in the library.

Additional library services

Please, refer to the Grenoble library intranet page.

For more information please contact:
Gisèle Tounkara
Tel: +33 476 207123