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The digitization

The Center has chosen to use new technologies for safeguarding and showcasing its history.

It has equipped itself with innovative and powerful digitization tools specific to each type of support: opaque and transparent documents of all sizes (from slides to posters nearly 2 meters high), but also videos.

The procedure that has been set up follows the recommendations of the digitization charter of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France: respecting the material integrity of the documents, choice of resolution, format, and file naming.

Rare and/or precious documents and those most in demand are given priority for digitization.

Today, more than 5,000 documents have been digitized to be preserved long-term in digital format and are now at the disposal of researchers


  • Scanner for posters, plans, etc …
    Scanner for posters, plans, etc …