The National Diet Library (NDL) is holding a lecture, “National Libraries in the digital era―focusing on the strategies of the National Library of the Netherlands” on Wednesday, October 11, 2023, at the Tokyo Main Library of the NDL.

How can libraries incorporate digital innovation to benefit their patrons? Given that the National Library of the Netherlands (KB) is working on the creation of an advanced digital information infrastructure suitable for a national library, we are pleased to invite both the Director General and the Strategic Advisor of the KB to lecture on issues related to catching the wave of digital innovation and reflecting its benefits to library users.

Speakers and panelists:
Dr. Lily KNIBBELER, director general of the National Library of the Netherlands
Ms. Elsbeth KWANT, strategic advisor at the National Library of the Netherlands
Prof. TAKEUCHI Hiroya, vice president and professor of Library and Information Science at Chiba University
Mr. OBA Toshiyasu, director general of the Digital Information Department at the National Diet Library

Date and time:
Wednesday, October 11, 2023 14:00–16:30 (Doors open at 13:30)

Venue: Auditorium, Annex, Tokyo Main Library, National Diet Library

For more information:
leaflet in Japanese

Closing date:
Wednesday, October 4, 2023 at 17:00
Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and will be closed when capacity is reached.

For enquiries:
Branch Libraries and Cooperation Division, Administrative Department, National Diet Library

We look forward to your participation.

Best regards,

Branch Libraries and Cooperation Division
Administrative Department
National Diet Library, Japan