200 Jahre französische Nationalbibliografie

Gabel, Gernot U.
February 2012
Bibliotheksdienst;feb2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p75
Trade Publication
The article discusses the history of the Bibliographie Nationale Française (BNF), the French National Library, from its foundation in 1811 under Napoleon, its expansion to other subjects beside bibliography after the World War II, and to its modern online databases. The library is the oldest national bibliography in the world. Other topics mentioned are new cooperation with other libraries, the use of microfiche to reduce paper costs, and the goal to preserve books as cultural heritage.


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