The BCU Lausanne provides its users with the widest possible access to relevant materials and information. To help people access and use them, it offers assistance, guides and presentations.
In particular, it supports students and researchers by working closely with teaching staff to offer training sessions.
The aim of these sessions is, on the one hand, to enable participants to familiarise themselves with the tools available and learn how to use them effectively in order to succeed in their work and, on the other hand, to improve information literacy.
This recent expression, born out of the explosion of electronic documentation produced by multiple stakeholders, refers to the set of skills required not just for using search tools, but for doing so in a methodical and critically-minded way.