National Library of France
International residencies and internships
The Bibliothèque nationale de France widens its offers of residencies for professionals and researchers from other countries. Several options are available.
The BnF offers group internships on themes connected to its areas of expertise. The most recent have been in the fields of conservation, public services and new technologies.
These internships are intended to experienced professionals from national libraries or major research libraries.
The BnF considers each case separetely, according to the availability of the services demanded for a limited number of requests for individual internships from professionals abroad.
Requests must be made in form of a dossier containing:
Internships are free of charge, but the interns must bear transport, accommodation and insurance expenses. In cases of acceptation of the application, an agreement has to be signed between the BnF and the institution in which the intern belongs to.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011