About us

Created by the merger of Mines Douai and Télécom Lille on January 1st, 2017, IMT Lille Douai is the largest graduate school of engineering north of Paris, training the general engineers and digital experts of the future. Each year, IMT Lille Douai, an IMT school in partnership with the University of Lille, awards degrees to over 500 talented engineers, trained to anticipate economic and social changes.


The Documentation & Digital Service is present on both IMT Lille Douai sites and has two documentation centres with six officers. The services and collections they offer are fully in line with the school’s teaching and research activities.


  • 136 individual work places spread over both sites
  • 6 rooms for group work (including one with videoconferencing equipment)
  • Wifi access
  • Reprographics (photocopying, printing, scanning and binding)
  • 15 computers
  • Document search using the online catalogue 
  • Consultation of electronic resources
  • Loan of documents
  • Interlibrary loans
  • Training in documentary research
  • Press reviews


  • 43,000 documents (including 15,000 in English)
  • 112 periodical titles (paper version)
  • Electronic resources (ScienceDirect, Techniques de l’ingénieur, ENI base, Web of Science, SagaWeb AFNOR)
  • Electronic resources shared with Lilliad (8 databases, 13 review ranges, 2 e-book bases)
  • Collections mainly in line with the education and research activities
  • Mining heritage collection (Douai site)


  • IMT Arc’entel network bringing together 5 institutions: Télécom ParisTech, Télécom SudParis, Télécom Management School, IMT Atlantique and IMT Lille Douai (joint catalogue, interlibrary loans)
  • Partnership with Lilliad Learning Center Innovation at the University of Lille1
  • Various documentary networks (ABES, COMUE Lille Nord de France, etc.)

Documentation centre on Lille Campus

  • Specialist documentary collections in the fields of Computing and Telecommuncations
  • Opening times: 9 am – 6 pm Monday to Thursday / 9 am – 5 pm on Fridays
  • Contact: Claude Veders (03 20 33 55 91 / claude.veders@imt-lille-douai.fr)

Documentation centre on Douai Campus

  • Specialist documentary collections in the fields of Civil Engineering, Energy, Environment, Process Engineering, Materials and Digital Technology.
  • Opening times: 9 am – 12 pm and 1 pm – 5 pm, Monday to Friday
  • Contact: Jean-Loup Cordonnier (03 27 71 20 77 / jean-loup.cordonnier@imt-lille-douai.fr)

Both documentation centres are open to people not associated with IMT Lille Douai.