Mediterranean Documentation Centre - CIHEAM-MAI Montpellier

Located within the campus, the Documentation Centre welcomes the students and researchers in a convivial space and contributes to the updating and continuing development of their knowledge. Its collection is specialized on the Mediterranean region and mainly covers the subject areas developed in the training offer and the research activities: Agriculture Economy and Policies, Rural Development, Farming Management, Food Security, Sustainable Development, Climatic Change. The online catalogue allows a remote access to the electronic resources. The CIHEAM's collected editions are freely available in the catalogue as well.

Collection overview

  • 34 000 documents (books, journal articles, proceedings or communication, academic works, etc…)
  • 33 000 documents on the online catalog (MeditAgri)
  • 45 % of the catalog can be download
  • 36 journals, 276 electronic journals, 229 e-books
  • 14 000 papers
  • 3 700 proceedings or communication
  • 2 780 masters dissertations and PhD thesis
  • 101 films

Online resources

  • our online catalog: Meditagri
  • french platform hosting academic periodicals covering the social sciences: Cairn
  • our collection Mediterranean Options and Master of science
  • ebooks from a French publisher
  • STI network allows access to scientific resources and databases like Web of Science, Springer, Econlit, Wiley online Library, …

Training sessions on documentary research

The library organize training sessions for students and PhD students.
The objectives of theses sessions are:

  • mastering information-retrieval methods and tools
  • assessing the relevance and validity of information: developing critical sense
  • organizing and presenting search results with bibliographic standards

Monitoring specific information

  • scientific monitoring for Researchers by topic
  • press review on Mediterranean : scoop.it

Online catalogue access



Mediterranean Documentation Centre
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 49

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Basement of building B


Cécile Adamolle
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 19

Rafaèle Sarrade
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 76

Assistant librarian

Délora Abbal
Tel: +33 (0)4 67 04 60 43