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“Refdoc Tutorial - the Inist-CNRS scientific and technical document supply service."


Train quickly where or when you like!

The document supply service Refdoc can be used by members of the CNRS (French National Center for Scientific Research) and French Higher Education and Research as well as people working for public sector organizations in France and other countries.
To help users who wish to consult bibliographic records and order document copies, the Inist-CNRS has provided a multimedia tutorial about the Refdoc catalogue.

Using the Refdoc tool to obtain a scientific document.

The tutorial covers the following subjects:

  • The creation of a REFDOC account;
  • Searching for documents (as well as delivery details and prices);
  • The order basket;
  • The confirmation of an order;
  • The tracking of an order.

The tutorial includes a menu, narration and resources (including the bibliographic sources and web graphics used create this tutorial).
We recommend Firefox or Chrome for users wishing to work on this tutorial.

Licence Creative Commons
This tutorial is managed and maintained by the Inist-CNRS. Unless otherwise specified, the tutorial is covered by the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International

To access the tutorial:
Tutorial for members of public sector organizations in other countries:
Refdoc - the Inist-CNRS scientific and technical document supply service for public sector organizations in in France or other countries
• Minimum duration: 13 minutes