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More than 40 libraries and documentation centres

AMAP: Botany and computational plant architecture – Montpellier Contact: Yannick Brohard (

ART-Dev: Acteurs, Ressources et Territoires dans le Développement (research unit on the analysis and the understanding of the territorial processes) – Montpellier Contact: Sylvie Hammel (

BGPI: Biology and genetics of plant/ pathogen interactions – Montpellier Contact: Marie-Carmen Martinez (

BPMP - Biochemistry and Plant Molecular Physiology – Montpellier

Pierre Bartoli Library - Montpellier Contact: Caroline Falize ( Two research units and one department share the library’s resources LAMETA: Montpellier Theoretical and Applied Economics Laboratory MOISA: Market, Organization, Institution et Actor Strategy) SESG: Economy, Social and Management Sciences

CILBA: International Complex of Biological Control at Agropolis – Baillarguet Contact: Christine Silvy (

Geosciences Montpellier – Montpellier Contact: Sylvie Raynaud (

CEFE: Centre of Evolutionary and Functional Ecology – Montpellier

INNOVATION: Innovation and Development in Agriculture and the Agrofood Sector

CBAE: Centre for Bio-Archeology and Ecology

Montpellier Contact: Catherine Alquier (

Montpellier Contact: Nicole Denis-Touzillier (

ISEM: Montpellier Institute for Evolution Sciences – Montpellier

CEBTM: Centre of Biology and Ecology Tropical and Mediterranean – Perpignan

Contact: Christine Bibal ( )

Contact: Anne Modat (

LBE: Laboratory of Environmental Biotechnology – Narbonne

Geography department – University of Montpellier 3 – Montpellier

Contact: Véronique Maugenet (

Contact: Sylvie Deveze (

MTD: Remote Sensing Center – Montpellier Contact: Sylvie Blin-Sarah (

* The research units include research teams from the following institutions: CIHEAM-IAM.M, CIRAD, CNRS, EPHE, INRA, IRD, Montpellier SupAgro, Universities of Montpellier 1-2-3, University of Perpignan via Domitia.

facing the issues of a high-level research and training

Professionals of the editions departments of the institutes are part of Agropolis International STI Committee CNRS Editions

Editions BRGM

Editions AgroParisTech/ENGREF


Editions IRD

Publications CIHEAM University of Montpellier 3 Publications: Presses universitaires de la Méditerranée

Editions Montpellier SupAgro

Three research units share the CILBA library’s resources CBGP: Center for Biology and Management of Populations USDA/ARS: United States Department of Agriculture/ Agricultural Research Service/EBCL: European Biological Control Laboratory CSIRO European Laboratory: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation

Contact: Chantal Barraco (

Contact: Anne Gorgeon (

Scientific and Technical Information (STI)

Editions departments



Forest and forestry Water Environment Cooperation /Development Life sciences

Exact and engineer sciences

Nutrition Sustainable development Earth sciences Human and social sciences Mediterranean and tropical areas

MSE: House of Water Sciences – Montpellier Contacts: Catherine Picq / Joëlle O’Sughrue ( & )

Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon (South of France, on the Mediterranean coast) World centre for agricultural, food and environmental sciences Agropolis International Avenue Agropolis F-34394 Montpellier Cedex 5

More than 40 libraries and documentation centres

Contact: Chantal Salson

Web sites Agropolis International X

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IAALD XIIIth World Congress 2010 X



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Documentation Centres of Department and Research Units*

STI within the Agropolis scientific community in the South of France (Montpellier and the Languedoc-Roussillon Region) brings together:

Ag ricu Agri u lt ltur ure e Fo o od Bii od odii verr si sity tyy Enviro En o n men ent

250 information scientists 43 documentation centres and edition departments 1.5 million documents and collections of periodicals (paper, electronic) a network and tools for the use of students, researchers, teachers of the regional and international scientific community

Montpellier Languedoc-Roussillon World centre for agricultural, food and environmental sciences

Scientific and Technical Portal

Agropolis Scientific and Technical

A collaborative platform dedicated to the regional and international community

Information Committee AGROPOLIS INTERNATIONAL Key figures 12 national and international training and research institutions 7 higher education institutes 5 universities 92 research units 2300 research scientists and lecturers 4000 students and trainees 1400 technical and administrative staff

About Agropolis International a gateway to the skills of the scientific community of Montpellier and the Languedoc Roussillon region in the fields linked to agriculture, food, biodiversity, environment and rural societies, open to the Mediterranean and tropical regions development an interface at the heart of scientific cooperation networks to support collective projects a pilot platform to develop inter-institutional partnerships and new organisation methods services for guest-researchers, invited professors and visiting delegations

‘Bases de données’ (Data bases): Searching an electronic resource and its location ‘Centres de documentation’ (Documentation Centres): Information on documentation centres and libraries: contacts, fields covered, opening hours.

This committee sets up services and common actions aiming at facilitating information search for the regional and international scientific community.

Tools for information search to help end users Direct access to edition and libraries catalogues of Agropolis International member institutions

Flagship issues of the STI Committee on going projects and achievements Organisation of workshops for both scientific and information staff on specific topics (open sources softwares, for example)


Organisation of common training sessions for end users with trainers from several institutions in the framework of continuing education

Implementation of an online single query interface enabling simultaneous searching through academic and scientific bibliographic catalogues of the community (since 2003) X

Common display of institutional editions of Agropolis International members Preparation of the international IAALD congress on information and rural development to be held in Montpellier in 2010 X

Agropolis Scientific and Technical Information Committee

Agenda: Information on training sessions, meetings and events BOMLR: Searching a document or periodical and its location

The persons in charge of the Documentation centres and Edition departments meet regularly in the framework of the ‘Scientific and Technical Information Committee’ (STIC) founded in 1985.

Edition of a new portal allowing resources and skills location in the information field in Languedoc-Roussillon, South of France (April 2008)

Intranet dedicated to STI staff in order to share and store resources

BOMLR a metasearch software to perform simultaneous searching through heterogeneous catalogues

More than 40 libraries and documentation centres X Detailed information on theses libraries is available on the STI portal:

Libraries and documentation centres of Institutions

IRD – Montpellier Institut de recherche pour le développement Contact: Hanka Hensens (

AgroParis Tech/ENGREF – Montpellier (National School of Rural, Water and Forest Engineering) Contact: Claude Maire (

Lycée Frédéric Bazille – Agropolis – Montpellier High school specialising in Agriculture, Vine and Wine Studies Contact: Sylvie Bourgeois (

Bioversity International-France – Montpellier

Montpellier SupAgro – Montpellier International Center for Higher Education in Agriculture Sciences - Montpellier National Superior School of Agronomy Contact: Dominique Fournier (

Contact: Claudine Picq (

Botanical department – University of Montpellier II – Montpellier Contact: Peter A. Schäfer (

CEA Marcoule – Bagnols-sur-Cèze Research, development and innovation in energy, defence, information technologies, and health Contact : Jacques Caillaud (

CEMAGREF Montpellier – Montpellier Agricultural and environmental engineering research Contacts : Carole Giansily, Myriam Taoussi ( CIHEAM-IAM.M – Montpellier International Centre for Advanced Mediterranean Studies Mediterranean Agronomic Institute of Montpellier Contact: Marie-Louise Leclerc ( CIRAD – Montpellier Agricultural Research Centre for International Development Contact: Marie-Claude Deboin (

Locating documents entries through one or several out of the 31 bibliographical catalogues of the post graduate training and research libraries Locating periodicals that can be consulted in these libraries Consulting scientific publications and students’ works (soon) Searching simultaneously through all these resources and widening the search to external resources (soon)

Within the largest French scientific community in Agriculture, Food, Biodiversity and Environment

EMA – Nîmes & Alès Alès School of Industrial Techniques and Mining Contact: Françoise Armand ( ENSCM – Montpellier Montpellier School of Chemistry Contact: Vasile Hulea (

Ifremer – Palavas-les-Flots site French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea Contact: Marie-Josèphe Debos ( INRA – Montpellier National Institute for Agricultural Research Contact: Dominique Fournier (

Montpellier SupAgro – Montpellier University Institute for Tropical Agrofood Industries and Rural Development (IRC) Contact: Christiane Roure ( Montpellier SupAgro – Florac Florac Pedagogical Teaching Experimental Center Contact: Hélène Laxenaire ( Sup de Co Montpellier - Montpellier Graduate School of Management Contact: Isabelle Bresson ( Universities of Montpellier: Inter-University Library of Montpellier Contact: Jean-François Foucaud (

Science library Contact: Philippe Vaïsse (

Humanities and Human and social sciences library Contact: Huguette Brelaz (

Law and Economics sciences library Contact: Stéphane Lanoë (

Pharmacy library Contact: Elisabeth Blanes (

University of Nîmes Library – Nîmes Contact: Catherine Musson ( University of Perpignan library – Perpignan Contact: Joël Martres (

More than 40 libraries and documentation centres

Profile for Agropolis International

Flyer of STI activities and skills within the Agropolis scientific community in the South of France  

Scientific and Technical Information (STI) facing the issues of a high-level research and training

Flyer of STI activities and skills within the Agropolis scientific community in the South of France  

Scientific and Technical Information (STI) facing the issues of a high-level research and training

Profile for agropolis