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Patrons Can Now Help Themselves at the Grande Bibliothèque

As of May 2016, library patrons can pay their late fees using a debit or credit card or cash at two pay stations located on the Grande Bibliothèque’s ground floor. They can also use these self-service stations to check the balance of their virtual purse and deposit money in it, to print materials using the computer stations.

In other news, a self-service return terminal is now available for use outside the Grande Bibliothèque, on Berri Street, enabling patrons to return materials themselves outside of library hours. The terminal, which provides transaction receipts, is operational from Tuesday to Sunday, from 7 pm to 10 am and all day Monday, when the library is closed.

BAnQ Acquires the Archives of Ludmilla Chiriaeff and the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) is pleased to announce that it has acquired, through donations, two significant archival fonds, that of Ludmilla Chiriaeff, an emblematic figure of the dance scene, who passed away in 1996, as well as that of the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, a dance company with an international reputation.

To access the archival fonds

The archival fonds of Ludmilla Chiriaeff and the Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal can be accessed at BAnQ Vieux-Montréal. Selected items from the fonds will be digitized and placed online at banq.qc.ca for the benefit of all Quebecers.

These archival fonds were acquired as part of a programme to develop a body of materials focused on the performing arts which includes, in particular, the archival fonds of Fernand Nault, Paul-André Fortier, Jean-Pierre Perreault, Martine Époque, Françoise Riopelle and the Festival international de la nouvelle danse.

A guide to the archives for the Québec dance scene

Last October, BAnQ unveiled its Guide des archives de la danse au Québec, intended to make the sector aware of the importance of preserving archives and managing materials.

This guide, which resulted from the collaborative work of partners in the dance, archival science and educational fields, specifically proposes a classification scheme and a retention schedule tailored for dance organizations, a chapter on archives preservation and the management of storage facilities, and information about legal deposit.

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    Akos Verboczy
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    Susin Nielsen
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    Elisha Goldstein
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    H. Nigel Thomas
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  • L'œuvre de la Compagnie de St-Sulpice dans l'Amérique du Nord

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