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Top > NDL to Implement a New Search System in January 2018 > New National Diet Library Bibliography Service

New National Diet Library Bibliography Service

The National Diet Library Bibliography Service (NDL-Bib) enables patrons to download bibliographic information created by the National Diet Library.


Advanced Search (under development)

1. Searchable Materials

NDL-Bib enables patrons to search bibliographic information, including the NDL Journal Article Index, created by the NDL.
In addition to completed bibliographic information, NDL-Bib also displays results for bibliographic information that is still in process.

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2. Five search methods

  1. Simple search
  2. Advanced Search
  3. Command Search
  4. Japanese National Bibliography
  5. Refine your search

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3. Downloadable file formats

  1. OPAC Format (Displayed with the main field)
  2. Citation Format
  3. MARC Tags Format
  4. MARC Format
  5. ALEPH Sequential Format
  6. Character-Separated Values ($ separated) Format

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4. Other notes

  1. Use the National Diet Library Online Search and Request Service (NDL Online) to download bibliographic information in TSV or BibTex format.
  2. NDL-Bib does not contain information on the location or availability of library materials. Please use the NDL Online for such information.
  3. To search National Union Catalog of Braille & Recorded Books in Japan, please use the NDL Search.
  4. User registration is not required to use NDL-Bib. NDL-Bib is available only in Japanese pages.

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