National Library of France
Collections and services
SINDBAD (Service d'INformation Des Bibliothécaires A Distance) is a free reference service providing
Up to 15 bibliographical references can be provided ; maximum time allocated to searching is 1 to 2 hours per answer. Response is provided within 3 business days to questions asked using the form.
You can also ask a librarian by :Telephone
Response is provided within 15 days to questions sent by post.
It depends on how complex the search may be. The service will keep you informed (maximum of 20 days).
Examples of questions you can ask SINDBAD
Before asking your question, have you consulted the BnF's online catalogues or Bookmarks (the Signets de la BNF, a directory of selected Internet sites) ?
To ask about cultural events, or practical information (access to reading rooms policy, reproductions of BnF materials , etc.) or a professional question (legal deposit, ISSN, etc.), use Write to BnF.
SINDBAD cannot respond to requests for :
The information provided cannot be used for commercial purposes.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016