A single interface to search e-journals, e-documents, online databases, digital libraries and other catalogues.The E-Searcher is an easy-to-use and effective search engine, capable of launching simultaneous searches in all of the electronic resources available in the IOC Library. This software returns relevant and reliable results in record time, and guarantees the most appropriate data for each request. NB. Some documents are accessible only in the IOC Library.
The digital collection of the IOC Library is available on RERO.DOC, the digital library of RERO. You will find a selection of patrimonial publications – from the International Olympic Committee or the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games – as well as thesis and research reports on Olympism free of rights.
The IOC Library is member of RERO, the most important library network of Switzerland. RERO manages a collective catalog of about 215 libraries, with some 250’000 users registered. All the collections of the library (44’000 volumes) are referenced in RERO. For access, select “IOC” in the “Limit my search to one or several libraries” section. For further information on how to use the catalogue, refer to the HELP section.
This is available to consult in full at the Library at the Villa du Centenaire.SPORTDiscus™ is the most comprehensive, bibliographic database covering sport, sports medicine and sports science. It includes well over 1.7 million records with journal and monograph coverage going back to 1800; over 22’000 dissertations and theses. The content also consists of international references from journal articles, books, book chapters, conference proceedings and more.
Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.Closed on Saturdays, on Sundays, on official bank holidays, as well as the days between the 24 December to the 4 January inclusive. See the access planContactOlympic Studies CentreVilla du CentenaireQuai d’Ouchy 1,1006 LausanneSwitzerlandTel.: +41 21 621 6318Fax: +41 21 621 email@example.com
If you wish to do in-depth research, you can benefit from a personalised service for researchers that includes a presentation and orientation session through the Library and Historical Archives.For more information about the extraordinary conditions linked to the closure of the Olympic Museum (2012-2013) and the OSC move, please click here.
This compilation of rules includes the registration conditions in the IOC Library, its internal rules and the Inter-library Loan (ILL) regulations.
What you need to know to work there: hours, instructions, IT equipment, places available, consultation, reservation, etc.
What you need to know to consult the archive documents: use, restrictions, embargo, special dispensations etc.