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Legal deposit : forms

Complete, print and sign the legal deposit forms, and transmit them to the legal deposit section together with the documents concerned. This procedure requires the use of Acrobat Reader.

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 TopMonograph or serial publication


Use this form to deposit the following print publications:

  • monographs (books, pamphlets)
  • serial publications (newspapers, journals, magazines, newsletters, annual publications and other documents published periodically)
  • maps and plans
  • music scores
  • show programs.

If the document to be deposited belongs to one of these categories but is published in electronic format, use the Electronic document/software form available below.


 TopPoster or art reproduction

  • PDF file [PDF - 102 KB - in French only]


 Top Electronic document on media/software

  • PDF file [PDF - 120 KB - in French only]

This form is reserved for the deposit of electronic documents made available on hard media (diskette, CD-ROM, etc.). Online publications are excluded. For details concerning online publications, see the related information page.



  • PDF file [PDF - 97 KB - in French only]


 TopSound recording

  • PDF file [PDF - 131 KB - in French only]

Use this form to deposit sound recordings, regardless of medium: CD, cassette, audio DVD, etc.




 TopArtist’s book/bibliophile book

  • PDF file [PDF - 174 KB - in French only]