The entire library staff would like to welcome you to the physical and virtual library and its variety of services. The library's mission is to provide AUP students, faculty and staff with the information resources they require for the pursuit of their educational interests. Below you can find links to our resources and services, including dozens of databases, our vast library catalog, a comprehensive ebook search tool and more. For more detailed information visit the library's website.

The AUP Library acts as a gateway to information be it on our own shelves, through the web, or in other Paris libraries. We are committed to helping you take advantage of these resources. An effective use of information resources is essential to your success at The American University of Paris and throughout your life. Our team of professional librarians collaborates with faculty for the best possible delivery of information literacy and reference and research help services.

Help with your research

Need help finding sources for your research or assignments? Ask a librarian! Use any of the following ways to get help from a reference librarian:



  • You may make an appointment with a librarian: If you wish to meet with a particular librarian, simply choose their name. If the available times arent good for you, please send your request/question(s) to: and you can request for a librarian to meet with you at another time.

  • Feel free to send you question(s) via email to, and we'll get back to you as soon as possible;

  • Phone 01 40 62 05 62;


Requesting items and FAQ

It is also possible to request items. Feel free to consult our FAQ if you have any remaining questions.