Report on the libraries collections to the « directeur du livre et de la lecture »

On the first of June 1982, the « directeur du livre et de la lecture » was given a report prepared by a twelve members board. For the first time, this report gives an idea of the present state of the libraries collections as a whole, and indicates what steps have been taken to preserve those collections and to develope them. The main action consists in establishing local services, all supplied not only with restoration workshops and microphotography, but also with specialists in cataloguing and conservation. All those activities would be coordinated by a common center at the ministry of Culture and the ministry of national Education