Excellent resources

Your working environment

Modern premises

Very modern building, numerous lecture rooms equipped with fixed video projectors, high tech amphitheatres used of course for lectures but also for seminars, congresses, conferences etc.

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Internet access

Internet is accessible in the school by both wifi and direct connection. All day unrestricted IT rooms are also available for student use.

A specialist library

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The CPE Lyon library is situated on the school’s ground floor and covers an area of 700 m².
CPE students, researchers and teaching staff have unrestricted access. It is also accessible to registered outside readers.


Open Monday to Thursday from 8 am to 7 pm and Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. The opening hours are reduced during university holidays. *

The collections:

  • A specialist collection of organic chemistry, mineral chemistry, analytical chemistry, industrial chemistry, process engineering, electronics, informatics, mathematics and physics works.
  • Business, management, human resources…
Composition of the collection:
  • Around 4000 works+ 5000 in the old collection
  • Periodicals: 280 titles with 90 current subscriptions
Reference works:
  • Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of chemical technology
  • Ullmann’s Encyclopaedia of industrial chemistry
  • Les Techniques de l’Ingénieur
  • Encyclopaedia Houben-Weyl
  • French and multilingual dictionaries, encyclopaedias, directories and guides
On CD-ROM and / or databases:
  • Le Kompass Europe
  • Les Techniques de l’Ingénieur
  • Le Beilstein
  • SCIFinder Scholar: Chemical Abstracts and Medline


The files are computerised, except for the old collection.


  • Consultation of works in the library, reading rooms, photocopies
  • 9 personal computers with unrestricted access to CD ROMS, Internet, internal databases.
  • Network and wifi access.
  • Research assistance.

Contact : bibliotheque@cpe.fr