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A New System to Locate Reserved Library Materials

As of last December, Grande Bibliothèque patrons are able to retrieve their reserved materials more easily thanks to a new coding system. The improved system, which is based on an alphabetical and numerical order (first letter of the last name and last five digits of the number for borrowing materials located on the back of the subscriber's card  – see above), replaces the earlier colour-coded system. It conveniently groups together every subscriber's reservations at the same place. You'll find more information on reserving library materials on BAnQ's Web portal.

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BAnQ Gets Ahold of an Exceptional Early Book Through a Donation

BAnQ has recently added to its collection of early books the original edition of Description de la Louisiane, an account of an exploratory journey of New France published in 1963. Acquired through a donation from Fondation de BAnQ, this outstanding work by missionary Louis Hennepin, a best-selling book in its time, is the first document in which the name Louisiane is mentioned. Its descriptions of faraway and up-to-then unknown lands, and of American Indian customs, fascinated European readers and renewed interest in the discovery of the New World.

On the photo, Christiane Barbe, BAnQ Chair and Chief Executive Officer, presents the newly-acquired book to Louis Vachon, President of the Fondation de BAnQ Capital Campaign.

Learn more about BAnQ's heritage collection of early books.

 

 

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    Collection patrimoniale
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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
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    OverDrive
    ePub

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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Qu'est-ce qu'une sœur blanche?

    Qu'est-ce qu'une sœur blanche?

    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

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    Comment enseigner la mort à un robot?
    Bertrand Laverdure
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • La nageuse au milieu du lac

    La nageuse au milieu du lac
    Patrick Nicol
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

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    Les métamorphoses
    Anne Guilbault
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Les 7 clés du leadership féminin

    Les 7 clés du leadership féminin
    Janie Duquette
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    PDF

  • Louis Riel et les événements de la Rivière-Rouge en 1869-1870

    Louis Riel et les événements de la Rivière-Rouge en 1869-1870
    Lionel Groulx
    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • Voir le monde

    Voir le monde
    Grégory Bringuand-Dédrumel
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    PDF

  • Dans les yeux d'Helga

    Dans les yeux d'Helga
    Emma Craigie
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • The Crossover

    The Crossover
    Kwame Alexander
    OverDrive
    ePub

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    Manuel du zen
    Katsuki Sekida
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

  • Deux aspects d'Honoré Mercier

    Deux aspects d'Honoré Mercier

    Collection patrimoniale
    PDF

  • L'affaire Mélodie Cormier

    L'affaire Mélodie Cormier
    Guillaume Morrissette
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

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    Mathieu Gosselin, Mani Soleymanlou
    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
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  • The Bookseller

    The Bookseller
    Cynthia Swanson
    OverDrive
    MP3

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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
    ePub

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    PRETNUMERIQUE.CA
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    Numilog
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    The Heroes' Welcome
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    OverDrive
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Denière mise à jour Monday, 20 April 2015

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