• Societal and economic transition & Risk management

Regional Library for Research in Mathematics (B2RM)



Our library ensures access to, preservation of and promotion of mathematical documentation for researchers and professors in Hauts-de-France. The library holds the collection of the Institute for Research on Mathematics Education and the "Bibliothèque de formation des maîtres", used by researchers and students preparing for teaching exams and qualifications. It has a collection of 24,000 books (monographs, conferences, symposia, completed works, theses), 360 open access periodicals, including 200 active titles, and a collection of online journals providing access to full text. Our library is the only research library in mathematics to the North of Paris.


  • Hélène Dehaudt
    Technical manager
  • Antoine Touze
    Scientific manager


Bâtiment M2, avenue Carl Gauss
Campus Cité scientifique, Université de Lille


Chiffres clés

• 300 registered readers
• 24560 works
• 360 periodical collections, including 200 live subscriptions
• 800 m² on 2 levels
• 50 seats


Effectif total : 5



• Support mathematical research
• Technical management of the library
• Referencing and conservation of books and periodicals in mathematics

Collaborations/Partners/Scientific clients

Laboratoire de Mathématiques et leurs Applications de Valenciennes (LAMAV) (Université Polytechnique Hauts de France), Laboratoire de Mathématiques pour les Ingénieurs (LMI) (Université Polytechnique Hauts de France), Laboratoire de Mathématiques Pures et Appliquées Joseph Liouville (EA 2597) (Université du Littoral), Laboratoire de Mathématiques de Lens (UR 2462) (Université d'Artois)

Services offers

Applications sectors

  • Science / Research

Services provided

• On-site consultation of books and periodicals in a suitable workspace (reading space and work tables, computers for bibliographic consultation)
• Loan of books to its users as well as inter-library loan at the national level
• Provision of electronic resources to users (databases, electronic subscriptions)

Consulting services

We provide consulting services related to all our areas of expertise.


We have 24,560 books, 360 collections of periodicals (including 200 active subscriptions) spread over 800 m².


Affiliated institutions / organisations


Partner institution(s)

Artois University
Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale (ULCO)
Université Polytechnique Hauts-de-France (UPHF)

Unit(s) of attachment



Regional strategic areas of activity

  • Societal and economic transition & Risk management
    • Territories, heritage and culture