Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The OSC is closed Saturdays and Sundays, on bank holidays.
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The IOC Library makes available over 24,000 monograph titles, 420 review titles, including 50 electronic reviews, and 500 DVDs and CD-ROMS.


It offers access to the official publications of the Olympic Movement, particularly :


  • The complete collection of Olympic Charters
  • Olympic Games Candidature Files
  • Official Reports on the Olympic Games
  • The Olympic Review
  • Publications by Pierre de Coubertin  

It offers a vast collection on Olympic sports and sports sciences,

And also has a valuable collection of rare and ancient works.




  • To manage and make available its reference collection to researchers from across the world
  • To guarantee access to future generations
  • To promote and facilitate research into Olympism

The IOC Library is :


  • A patrimonial library
  • An institutional library
  • A library specialised in Olympism and sport


The IOC Library is open, free of charge, to any interested person, whether local or international, and offers :


  • A personalised advisory service
  • Assistance with your document research
  • Loan and inter-library loan (ILL) services
  • Assistance with using printed and electronic resources

List of resources : discover the available documents 

In the library