The Réseau francophone numérique: working towards a French-language digital network

Guy Berthiaume and Carole Payen look back at the brief history of the Réseau francophone numérique, the reasons behind its creation as a network of French-language national libraries, the expansion of its remit to include other partners, its links with the International Organisation of La Francophonie, its objectives, and current role. The wider picture is one of a broad ambition to build a library network spanning all French-speaking regions.