Centre de Recherche Bretonne et Celtique

Centre de recherche
bretonne et celtique

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Online catalogue

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Opening hours

Monday to Friday from 9:00 to 17:00 (closed between 12:00 and 13:00 during school holidays).

The library is closed between Christmas and New Year's Day and from mid-July to late August.

Consultation and loans

Documents consultation (excluding archived collections) is free of charge once you are registered. To register you need a valid ID card and a proof of your home address.

The loan period is 3 weeks, for a maximum of 4 books.


Yves-Le Gallo Library is located in Brest town centre, a 5-minute walk from the Town Hall and a 15-minute walk from the railway station.

Bibliothèque Yves-Le Gallo
Faculté des Lettres et Sciences humaines Victor-Segalen
Bâtiment C, 4ème étage (4th floor)
20, rue Duquesne
CS 93837
29238 Brest Cedex 3
Tel: 33.(0).298.016.379
Fax: 33.(0).298.016.393
Email: marie-rose.prigent@univ-brest.fr


To find where to park your car near the library, please visit Park in Brest [in French].


The library is accessible via the lift located in the entrance hall of Building C of the Faculté des Lettres et sciences humaines Victor-Segalen.

A 100-seat study hall

Located on the top floor of the Faculté des Lettres et sciences humaines in Brest town centre, the library has a 100-seat reading room, free access to 10 internet-connected workstations, two microfilm readers and a Wi-Fi access point.

Four librarians are available to answer your questions and help you in your research.


A self-service photocopier can be used with pre-paid cards (these can be bought from vending machines in Building B, second floor and from the University Main Library).

Old books, old postcards, old maps, dissertations, theses and archives can only be consulted on site and cannot be photocopied.

Map Library

A room dedicated to the consultation of maps is to open soon.

Yves-Le Gallo library (UMS3554)


Bibliothèque Yves-Le Gallo
Faculté des Lettres et Sciences humaines Victor-Segalen
20 Rue Duquesne
29238 BREST
Tel : 33.(0).298.016.379

Courriel : direction.bibliothequeCRBC@univ-brest.fr

La bibliothèque passera en horaires réduits durant la semaine du 26 février :

    Du lundi au jeudi : 9h-12h / 13h-18h
    Vendredi : 9h-12h / 13h-17h

Accès et emprunt d'ouvrages libres et gratuits.


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