The common collection

A collection for all the students and school staff of the public network

For the 2021-2022 school year, the Ministère de l’Éducation (MEQ) offers a common collection of ebooks for the all the students and school staff of the public network (school boards and school service centers).

This common collection is accessible at all times via the Biblius platform, until August 31, 2022.

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Complemented by local collections

Regarding the local orientations and resources, this common collection can be enriched with local collection shared between establishments of a particular center of school services or school board.

An innovative starting point

This model (local collections and a common collection) represents the starting point for an innovative deployment of ebooks lending in Québec school libraries. The process for selecting works from the common presented below, as well as the terms of the licenses offered, are expected to evolve based on feedback from schools and involvement of the various collaborators over the coming years.

The 2021–2022 common collection

General portrait

Total of different ebooks : 407

Number of publishers TOTAL: 48

  • Québec publishers : 42
  • Pubishers outside Canada : 6

Complete list

Steps followed for the selection of ebooks for the common collection

Coming soon!

Selection criteria

Coming soon!