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AGH Doc Centre – About us

The team is made up of Elodie Chacon (, Jean-Baptiste Maistre ( and Anne Bélingard (

The Documentation Centre is tasked with managing and valorizing the holdings of the A.G. Haudricourt (Campus CNRS de Villejuif) research units which specialize in anthropology/ethnology and linguistics. - CEH, LLACAN, SEDYL et LACITO.

Opening times :

- Monday to Thursday : 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. to 5.30 p.m.
- Friday : 10.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m.

For further information, contact us :

  • Building D, ground floor
  • Telephone : 33 (0)1 49 58 37 20

Consultation and loans :

According to Plan Vigipirate (France’s national security alert system), all outside visitors to the A.G. Haudricourt Centre must give prior notice of the date and time of their visit and leave a piece of identity at the entrance to the campus.
Up to 10 documents can be borrowed for a period of 1 month.
For readers who are not researchers, loans must be guaranteed by a researcher.
Scans are free.

Facilities :

A.G. Haudricourt Documentation Centre’s facilities :

  • 2 reading rooms with a seating capacity of 20
  • 1 room for consulting maps equipped with large map cabinets
  • 1 bookbinding and document restauration service
  • 1 room for thermobinding - open to researchers
  • 3 large lower-floor repositories of documents (1 for books and theses, 2 for periodicals and off-prints)
  • 1 self-service colour scanner
  • 2 glass display cabinets with researchers’ latest publications

Networks :

- Sign@l, database including tables of contents and with partial access to the full text of more than 400 SHS journals, some 100 of which are supplied by the documentation centre
- Mir@bel, knowledge base and identification of online contents of journals.
- The réseau Ethnologie, collaboration between the A.G. Haudricourt Documentation Centre in Villejuif, the Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Sociale du Collège de France, Bibliothèque du Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique in Brest and the Bibliothèque Eric-de-Dampierre de la MSH in Nanterre