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About the Library

The Bibliothèque nationale de France collects, preserves and provides access to the documentary national heritage.

The BnF collections are unique in the world: they include14 million books and magazines but also manuscripts, prints, photographs, maps and plans, scores, coins, medals, sound, video and multimedia documents, sets, costumes... These collections continue to grow regularly. A comprehensive classification provides access to every intellectual, artistic or scientific discipline. Over one million visitors discover the library each year and over 3 million documents are available for free via Gallica, the BnF's digital library.

Tuesday, June 24, 2014