Tag Archives: France

Relics are ‘returned’ as digital resources

(12 March 2018) China Daily reports that more than 5,300 pieces of ancient Chinese manuscripts have been “returned” from France in digital form and are available online, according to the National Library of China. The online resources have been provided by France’s national library, which holds more than 7,000 original copies of the Dunhuang manuscripts. […]


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Former director of National Library of Vietnam receives French honour

(10 March 2016) Former director of the National Library of Vietnam (NLV), Pham The Khang, was presented with the French Order of Literature and Arts at an awards ceremony in Hanoi on March 9. Speaking at the ceremony, French Ambassador to Vietnam Jean- Noёl Poirier said  that during his working  term as the NLV director […]


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‘Libraries have to ask what people want to read’

(8 November 2015) The changing educational, social and recreational role of the library is a hotly debated subject among planners and readers alike. On a visit to Delhi, Bruno Racine, director of Bibliotheque Nationale de France (National Library of France), explains to The Hindu how public libraries need to become more interactive spaces. France and […]


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India and France sign an MoU to conserve, develop and publicize written heritage

(29 October 2015) India and France signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to conserve, develop and publicize written heritage, at the National Library in Kolkata on the 28th of October. Smt Sreya Guha, Joint Secretary (Library) in the Ministry of Culture and Mr. Bruno Racine, President of the National Library of France signed the MoU […]


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Which countries made most ‘right to be forgotten’ requests? Google reveals all

(31 July 2014) Google has revealed which countries have made the most requests for links to be removed from search results under Europe’s new “right to be forgotten”. The country with the most requests is France. 17,500 requests have been made under French law, involving around 58,000 URLs. Read the story by Rich Trenholm on […]


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DataCite Annual Conference in Nancy, France, 25 – 26 August 2014

(18 June 2014) This year’s theme, Giving Value to Data: Advocacy, Guidance, Services will highlight recent developments in the discovery, access and reuse of research data. The conference will celebrate the dramatic advances made in the way the research community works with data since minting the first DOI for data a decade ago. This is […]


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Kindle Owners’ Lending Library coming to the UK, Germany and France

Amazon.com’s Kindle Owners’ Lending Library is coming to the UK, Germany and France in October 2012 bringing Kindle owners with a Prime membership over 200,000 books to borrow for free as frequently as a book a month, with no due dates. Independent authors and publishers using Kindle Direct Publishing (KDP) who enrol their books in […]


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