Self-serve photocopying, printing and digitization

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) makes equipment for reproducing a hard copy or saving documents on a USB key available to patrons, in keeping with the laws and fees in effect.

Photocopiers, scanners, printers and readers-scanners are located throughout the various BAnQ facilities.

The payment method depends on the type of equipment. Some types of equipment are coin operated. Other types of equipment can be used after money has been deposited in a virtual purse at the service desk or a pay station. Digitization of microforms is free.

 

Photocopies

Payment is made by means of coin slots; you will need coins.

Where?

Black and white photocopies
In all BAnQ facilities

Colour photocopies
At the Grande Bibliothèque: ground floor, Level 1 and National Collection
At BAnQ Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

 

Printing from multimedia stations

Payment is made by depositing money in a virtual purse at the service desk or at a pay station.

Where?

Black and white printing
In all BAnQ facilities

Colour printing
At the Grande Bibliothèque: ground floor and National Collection

 

HautDigitization

Digitization of printed documents on a USB key

Payment is made by means of a coin slot. Patrons must have a USB key and coins.

Where?

At the Grande Bibliothèque
At BAnQ Rosemont–La Petite-Patrie

Digitization of microforms

Digitization of microforms is free.

Where?

In all BAnQ facilities
At the Grande Bibliothèque: National Collection

Patrons may also use their personal digital device (in French only), in keeping with specific terms.  

 

HautCharges for self-serve photocopying, printing and digitization

See the price list.

 

HautTerms and conditions for using BAnQ's copying equipment

  • When using the copying equipment made available, patrons are responsible for respecting the laws in effect at all times, specifically the Copyright Act.
  • Patrons shall make their own photocopies or other copies. The personnel at the service desk is available to provide all the required information about how the equipment works.
  • For the purposes of preservation, certain documents cannot be copied.

The following documents cannot be copied:

  • Documents that are fragile or in poor condition.
  • Artists’ books, original prints and posters.
  • Certain archival documents as a result of the confidentiality requirements imposed by donors or as a result of the restrictions resulting from the Copyright Act.

Our partners

Catalogue des bibliothèques du Québec. RFN. RDAQ. Les Amis de BAnQ. Fondation de BAnQ.