Dominique Perrault
(Visual Arts)
Bruno Racine
Bois Protat
(Visual Arts)
(Geographical area)

See also

Bibliothèque nationale de France

Knowledge Identifier: $Bibliotheque_nationale_de_France


Bibliotheque nationale de France

National Library of France, located in Paris add

Category: Literature (7)

Launched in 1988.

Countries: France (33%), (25%), United States (21%)

Main connections: Dominique Perrault, Bruno Racine, Bois Protat

Linked to: Bouygues




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On 14 July 1988, President François Mitterrand announced the construction and the expansion of one of the largest and most modern libraries in the world, intended to cover all fields of knowledge, and designed to be accessible to all, using the most modern data transfer technologies, which could be consulted from a distance, and which would collaborate with other European libraries add something


In July 1989, the services of the architectural firm of Dominique Perrault were retained add something


Dominique Perrault - He became world known for the design of the French National Library, distinguished with the Mies van der Rohe Prize in 1996


Gallica, the digital library for online users, was established in 1997 add something


Bois Protat - In 2001 it was donated to the National Library of France


Bruno Racine - In the "Conseil des ministres" of 28 March 2007, he was made president of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, to take effect on 2 April 2007,


Gramophone Company - When opened in December 2007, some of the records were broken but copies of all the missing and broken records were located in the French National Library


Wikisource - In 2010, the Wikimedia France signed an agreement with the Bibliothèque nationale de France to add scans from its own "Gallica" digital library to French Wikisource


Bastille - The Bibliothèque nationale de France held a major exhibition on the legacy of the Bastille between 2010 and 2011, resulting in a substantial edited volume summarising the current academic perspectives on the fortress


Thomas Devaux - At the end of 2012 some of his photographs were included in several collections including those at the Bibliothèque nationale de France


As of January 2012, Gallica made available on the Web about: add something


Donald Sultan - His large size aquatint etchings are particularly complex technically, and many have been exhibited in museums all over the globe, including in May, 2014, at the Bibliothèque nationale de France in Paris


As of 2016, the BnF contains roughly 14 million items: "books and printed documents, manuscripts, prints, photographs, maps and plans, scores, coins, medals, sound documents, video and multimedia documents, scenery elements add something


Bruno Racine - Following his departure in 2016, Racine was succeeded as president of the Bibliothèque nationale de France by Laurence Engel, who took up the post on the 11 April 2016,


Due to initial trade unions opposition, a wireless network was fully installed only in August 2016 add something


Christopher Seufert - According to a Czech website, in 2017 he is in-progress with a documentary portrait of direct-cinema director Albert Maysles


As of October 2017, Gallica had made available on the Web about: add something


Tim Blake Nelson - In 2018, Nelson played Buster Scruggs in "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs", a western anthology film by Joel and Ethan Coen