NDL: Survey, Tadao Ando, Books on Japan in foreign languages, Periodical index

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.

(1) NDL User Satisfaction Survey of FY2022
From May 6 to October 31, 2022, we are now conducting a user satisfaction survey of FY2022. Your ideas and opinions are important to our library and will help us provide you with the best library services possible. 

URL of the user satisfaction survey of FY2022

Libraries and UN SDGs: video

Dear Colleagues,

The National Diet Library recently held a webinar entitled Libraries and UN SDGs: IFLA supporting the libraries to achieve the SDGs, in which IFLA President Barbara Lison talked about the IFLA's strategy, examples of initiatives taken by libraries in some countries, and international cooperation from the perspective of achieving the SDGs.

A video of the webinar is now available on the NDL’s YouTube channel.


17th Forum on the Collaborative Reference Database Project

The 17th Forum on the Collaborative Reference Database Project

The Collaborative Reference Database (CRD) is a tool for providing reference services at the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL), that is currently being developed in collaboration with libraries throughout Japan. At present, the database comprises about 150,000 questions that were submitted to reference librarians throughout Japan and which, together with their answers, are available to be browsed by the general public.

Gallica: the French national digitalized library

Gallica : une stratégie de développement pour créer de nouveaux usages

Samedi 19 mars 2022, de 9h à 11h (heure en France)
2022年3月19日(土)17:00-19:00(日本時間 heure au Japon)

*Avec traduction simultanée

... voir les détails ...

「フランス国立図書館(BnF)の電子図書館 Gallicaの利活用促進・創出戦略」

2022(令和4)年3月19日(土) 日本時間17:00-19:00(フランス時間同日9:00-11:00)

*日仏同時通訳付き *要事前登録


Questionnaire about NDL Websites

NDL is looking to improve its websites(NDL Search, NDL Online, and Research NAVI). They have asked me to comment and have an online meeting about international Japanese studies, so I would be very happy if you could participate in the survey below (by 31th Jan.).

Questionnaire about NDL Websites: NDL Search, NDL Online, and Research NAVI - Google フォーム