Call for applications: residencies in CollEx-Persée libraries

 CollEx-Persée, a network of libraries and archives centers in France, launches its first call for researcher’s residencies.

This call for projects offers the possibility for a library of the CollEx-Persée network ( and a researcher whose research concerns a particular collection held by this library to work together to enhance the value of this collection.
The researcher will be hosted in residence by the library in order to develop knowledge of and access to the collection, to design projects to enhance the scientific value of the collection and/or to prefigure enriched digitisation projects.
The CollEx-Persée GIS thus wishes to promote the library as a place for research and expertise and to create a synergy between STI professionals and researchers by supporting dialogue between their reciprocal skills.

This call is aimed at permanent and post-doctoral researchers, in France or abroad. The residency will take place between 1 September 2021 and 31 August 2022. The funding granted by CollEx-Persée per residence is a maximum of 50,000 euros.

Call opening : October 7, 2020.
Call closure : January 10, 2021