UNESCO Education UIL

Centre pour le développement de l’information sur la formation professionelle continue (Centre INFFO), France

Départment Documentation

The Documentation Centre of Centre INFFO, founded in 1976, is an unique information source on further training in France. The information pool, comprising an extensive collection of specialized books and journals, is being summarized in a series of regularly updated thematic dossiers (so far about 100). In addition, a bibliographical database containing 20,000 analytical references can be consulted and reference lists be printed out. The Documentation Centre is open for consultation to the specialized public, loans are not possible.

Areas of Specialization:

Further training, Vocational education

User Profile:

Professionals of the training sector; social partners; journalists; information specialists; counsellors; students

Contact Information

Address:

4, avenue du Stade de France
Zac du Cornillon Sud
93210 La Plaine-Saint-Denis
France

Phone:
(+33–1) 55 93 91 11
Fax:
(+33–1) 4773 7420
Contact person:
Laurence Le Bars

Basic Institutional Data:

Founded in:
1976
Parent Organisation:
Centre INFFO
Director:
Patrick Kessel
Countries Served:
France
Working Languages:
French

Collection

Books and Documents:
12.000
Periodicals recieved p.a.:
350
Annual growth of Collection:
500

Methods of Data Management

Cataloging Rules
UNIMARC
Methods of Data Processing
Computerized
Indexing Tool
Le Thesaurus de la formation 2000
Database Software
OPSYS

Services and Special Activities

Information Services Provided

Receive specialized public in library; collect and disseminate information/documentation on continuing vocational training; contribute to publications and databases of CENTRE INFFO; respond to requests from general public; creation of a bibliographical database available on minitel 3617 FORINTE
Networking: Documentation network with CEDEFOP (Centre européen pour le développement de la formation professionnelle)