The Library of BIE

The Library of the Bureau International des Expositions is a source of high-quality information on international Expos as it is composed of some 5000 works dating back to 1851 until present day.

The memory of the Exhibitions is thus conserved by the BIE for the essential purpose of being able to transmit past experiences onto future generations.

The collection of works deal with the organization of international exhibitions since 1851. You can find books, reports, catalogues, illustrated works of memorable moments, etc.

All the works in the library may be consulted by the general public upon appointment by telephone ( +33 1 45 00 38 63 ) or by email ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ).

In order to facilitate research at the library, you may consult the reference guide, available at the end of this page.

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The Library of BIE