The researchers at the French national information science and library school are lecturers-researchers, library curators, students on a variety of courses (masters, trainee curators), PhD students as well as researchers and library professionals associated with our activities in the framework of various projects.
The long-term research comprises two main fields: information (as a social subject) and the library (as a tool for the sharing of knowledge and culture). Both teams, ELICO and the Gabriel Naudé Centre, thereby work, each within their own area, on the history of the book, the history of libraries, the audience of contemporary libraries, internet use, the geography of the web, information content management, cultural, heritage or informational public policies, the production of digital information, documentary practices in the digital era, etc.
The subjects under study are many and varied but concern notably issues relating to access to information and the transfer of knowledge and culture.
Since 2013, enssib has concentrated all of its innovative digital projects within enssibLab. This department pilots projects spanning the enssib which all share a dimension of research and development in the field of digital innovation. More specifically, it is responsible for: