Collections and services

Resources offered by the Bpi for the development of library collections.

Management of collections

Tools to develop library policies.


The Self-study Service and its auxiliary services (conversation workshops, digital workshops) provide visitors with a place for training throughout life, broadly accessible and free.

Documentary Films

The Bpi distributes the National Catalogue of Documentary Films to French public libraries.

Digital resources

The Electronic Resources Service of the Bpi coordinates actions around the digital documentation of the Thematic Collections Services.


Eurêkoi is a remote network-based answering service. Thirty libraries pool their skills and resources to provide the public with free answers within 72 hours max.

Cultural programming

Cultural action constitutes one of the missions of the Public Information Library (Bibliothèque publique d’information), incorporated from its foundation at the heart of the Centre Pompidou.