What’s new?

This section presents current news about the project.

New licenses for the 2021-2022 school year

New licenses The terms of the licenses governing the loan of e-books on the Biblius platform for the next school year can now be viewed here. These licenses are the
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Service interruption in summer 2021

The Biblius platform will be put into maintenance mode from July 1, 2020 until the next school year. June 30 marks both the end of the trial rollout and the
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Launch of local purchasing for school settings connected to Biblius

We are delighted to announce that school settings connected to Biblius can now begin purchasing e-book licences for their local collections! Online bookstore for purchases A reminder that the digital
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Le Devoir publishes an article on Biblius

Le Devoir published a story about the Biblius project, titled “Les livres virtuels entrent dans les écoles,” in its January 7, 2021, issue. The article highlights multiple issues raised by
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L’École branchée publishes an article on Biblius

An article about the Biblius project titled “Les livres numériques arrivent dans les bibliothèques scolaires” was posted on November 30, 2020, on the École branchée website. It provides excellent exposure
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Timeline for rollout to all school service centres and school boards in Québec

We are delighted to unveil the Biblius rollout calendar for the 2020–2021 school year! As you’ll recall, the project is in line with Measure 17 of the MEES Digital Action Plan
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Conventions, symposiums and training days

L’automne… saison par excellence des colloques, congrès et journées de formation ! La communication étant un des volets importants du projet, Bibliopresto a présenté ou présentera le projet Biblius lors
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Trial rollout phase: participating settings (October 2020 update)

The Ministère de l’Éducation et de l’Enseignement supérieur (Ministry of Education and Higher Education, MEES) has selected 17 school settings to be part of the trial rollout phase de the
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Trial rollout pushed back to 2020–2021

Because of the closing of schools in winter 2020 prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the trial rollout of the Biblius platform has been officially postponed until the 2020–2021 school year.   Trial
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