Results of a survey : the readers of the Bibliothèque nationale

This article gives the main results of a survey carried out among the readers of the BN in 1992-1993. 84 % of them belong to the university world : students, teachers, profession searchers, amateurs, and inquiring minds, publishers,... Far from seeing themselves as mere users of a public cultural service, they show the deep links a library can give rise to from its readers.