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Documentation and information centre

An integral part of the Air and Space Academy’s activities, the documentation and information centre is fast becoming, with the collaboration of other players, a veritable activity and resource centre, a relay for information in the areas of aeronautics and space.

These documentary resources cover all aerospace sectors with special emphasis on the sciences and technologies of aeronautics, astronomy, astronautics, military engineering, air and space law and art.

Documentary resources

The documentation centre contains documents of different types including:

  • over 1000 books (helicopters, piloting, history of aviation, astronautics, satellites, military engineering…)
  • the Academy’s publications
  • the proceedings of conferences and other international meetings
  • documentary files on aeronautics and space personalities (in progress)
  • thematic files on current aerospace affairs
  • periodicals and specialist magazines (Air et Cosmos, 3AF Newsletter, Icare…).

Other resources which will soon be available for consultation include multimedia and iconographic documents and archives (in progress).

Forthcoming services:

  • Assistance with documentary research
  • Responses to specific requests
  • Elaborating of bibliographies
  • Lending facilities

Practical information

Consultation

These documentary resources are available for on-site consultation only; please contact the librarian for access.

No lending or photocopy service exists as yet.

Opening hours

Monday to Friday: 9 am – 12 am and 2 pm to 5 pm by appointment only.

Contact

Librarian: Mme Patricia Segala

Tel: 00.33.5.34.25.03.84

Documentary research tools

A growing bibliographical data base currently containing over 800 references (books and periodicals)

Access to the list of recent acquisitions

An online thematic classification is available to help you find the document you need

Access to the catalogue of the Toulouse libraries

Online access to the data base of the documentation centre (click here). Please note : not all documents have as yet been entered and the UI Search tool is only available in french language.

List of subscriptions to specialised periodicals (in progress).

Events diary
Autour d'Ariane et du M51 : Intelligence économique et protection du patrimoine technologique
Monday 15 January 2018
Histoire et futur de l’exploration habitée du système solaire
Thursday 18 January 2018
Le vaste monde des exoplanètes
Tuesday 06 February 2018
Le climat a besoin d'Espace
Thursday 29 March 2018
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Dossier No 41 - Missing Aircraft. An issue facing air transport Dossier No 41 - Missing Aircraft. An issue facing air transport
The Opinions No.8 on the European Strategy for Aviation proposed by the European Commission The Opinions No.8 on the European Strategy for Aviation proposed by the European Commission
Tribute to André Turcat Tribute to André Turcat





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Members join different sections according to their speciality. The work of the sections can lead to the organisation of conferences or publications. To follow their activities visit their website:

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Human presence and activities
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History, literature and arts

Commissions

Ad hoc commissions are charged with examining specific problems involving several sections. To follow their activities visit their website:

European Actions
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Defence
Education-Training
Space
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