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Research & Learning Hub

Subject Coverage and Collections

The INSEAD Research & learning Hubs’ print and online collections support teaching and research in the fields of business and management.
To that end, resources are acquired in all nine academic areas:

Accounting & Control
Decisions Sciences
Economic and Political Science
Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
Organisational Behaviour
Technology and Operations Management



The Research & Learning Hub collections in print and eBooks, cover all aspects of business and management, as well as related areas such as economics, politics, behavioural sciences, information technology, sciences and law.
Details of all books can be found in the Research & learning Hub Catalogue.

In the Doriot R&L Hub, books are located on the first and second floors and are arranged by subject, according to the Library of Congress Classification system.
Special collections are located on the ground floor and first mezzanine, including career books, textbooks, travel books, fiction collection, business best sellers and INSEAD publications.


The Research & Learning Hubs provide access to the best academic periodicals and business magazines, as well as a large selection of international economic weeklies and dailies. Most journals are available electronically through the Journal Finder.

In the Doriot R&L Hub (Europe Campus) the hard copies of all journals are held in storage. These can be obtained by asking the staff at the General Information Desk.
Latest issues of newspapers and magazines are located on the mezzanine between the ground and first floors.

Electronic Resources

An extensive collection of Electronic Resources is available both on and off-campus, including e-journals, news, articles, company data, industry reports, country information and statistical data.

INSEAD Publications

The Research & learning Hubs maintain a comprehensive collection of books, cases, theses, articles and working papers published by INSEAD professors and PhD students. Details of all INSEAD publications are available in the R&L Hub Catalogue.

In the Doriot R&L Hub, cases and theses are located on the mezzanine between the ground and 1st floors. Working papers from 1999 onwards are available online via the R&L Hub Catalogue. Articles are online via the Journal Finder or available on request at the General Information Desk.

Books - The Kitao Collection – Research & Learning Hub

The Kitao Collection was created in memory of Yoshinori Kitao, MBA’96D, who passed away during his year at INSEAD. His classmates and friends raised funds in his honour to purchase books related to Asia and Japan.

The collection comprises around 200 books in English and in Japanese. It is located on the ground floor in the Doriot Research & Learning Hub and all books are available for loan. Moreover, fine Japanese art books donated by the Kitao family are on display near the Kitao Collection. These books are not available for loan.