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Chronology of Mutual Visit Programs between the National Diet Library (NDL) and the National Library of China (NLC) (Titles and posts are those at the time.)

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No.(Year) Period Exchange activities Reports
(Monthly Bulletin:
NDL Monthly Bulletin)
35(2016) in China Nov 28 (Mon) to Dec 4 (Sun)
  1. Keynote speech
    "Development of the NLC in a new age" (keynote speech by NLC) (PDF: 420KB)
    "From 2016 to 2017 – the new start of the NDL" (keynote speech by NDL) (PDF: 186KB)
  2. Theme 1: Bibliographic services
    "Integration and indication of document resources at the NLC" (report by NLC) (PDF: 605KB)
    "Bibliographic services at the NDL" (report by NDL) (PDF: 290KB)
  3. Theme 2: Preservation of materials and construction of stacks
    "Reviewing document repair and preservation projects at the NLC" (report by NLC) (PDF: 505KB)
    "Preservation of materials and construction of stacks at the NDL” (report by NDL) (PDF: 290KB)
 
34(2015) In Japan November 24 (Tue) to December 1 (Tue)
  1. Keynote speech
    "National Diet Library 2014–2015" (keynote speech by NDL) (PDF: 1.3MB)
    "New roles, new goals, and the development of the National Library of China " (keynote speech by NLC) (PDF: 1.1MB)
  2. Theme 1: Services for the handicapped in the digital era
    "Services for the handicapped in the digital era" (report by NDL) (PDF: 354KB)
    "Current status of services for the handicapped at the National Library of China" (report by NLC) (PDF: 2.2MB)
  3. Theme 2: Collecting, preserving, and providing non-book materials
    "Collecting, preserving, and providing non-book materials: Focusing on audio-visual materials" (report by NDL) (PDF: 587KB)
    "Collecting, preserving, and providing audio-visual materials at the National Library of China" (report by NLC) (PDF: 479KB)
Monthly Bulletin No.658 (Feb. 2016)(PDF: 4.29MB)
NDL Newsletter No.204 (Feb.2016)
33(2014) in China Nov 18(Tue) to Nov 25(Tue)
  1. Keynote speech
    "Actions of the National Diet Library in the digital age: Searching new direction in the 20th year of Electronic Library Projects" Report by NDL(PDF: 330KB)
    "The Development of National Library of China in the digital age" Report by NLC(PDF: 398KB)
  2. Theme 1
    "Library support projects in the digital age :focusing on cooperation projects for domestic libraries" Report by NDL(PDF: 300KB)
    "Status of the digital library promoting project" Report by NLC(PDF: 426KB)
  3. Theme 2
    "Cultural and publicizing activities of the National Diet Library" Report by NDL(PDF: 322KB)
    "Cultural and publicizing activities in National Library of China : -Promulgation of literal resources in Chinese memory project as an example" Report by NLC(PDF: 446KB)
Monthly Bulletin No. 646 (Jan. 2015)(PDF: 3.87MB)
NDL Newsletter No.198 (Feb. 2015)
32(2013) in Japan Oct 22(Tue) to Oct 27(Sun)
  1. Keynote speech: New dimensions of user services
    Report by NDL(PDF: 189KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 234KB)
  2. Theme 1: New trends of legislative information services
    Report by NDL (1)(PDF: 199KB)
    Report by NLC (1)(PDF: 235KB)
  3. Theme 2: Acquisition and provision of online publications - current situation and future issues
    Report by NDL (2)(PDF: 200KB)
    Report by NLC (2)(PDF: 248KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 632 (Nov. 2013)(PDF: 3.33MB)
NDL Newsletter No.192 (Dec. 2013)
31(2012) in China Nov 20(Tue) to Nov 27(Tue)
  1. Keynote speech
    "Strategy and future vision of the National Diet Library" Report by NDL (PDF: 295KB)
    "Development vision and strategic plan of the National Library of China" Report by NLC (PDF: 332KB)
  2. Theme 1
    "Long-term collection preservation at the National Diet Library" Report by NDL (PDF: 302KB)
    "Information resources long-term preservation project at the National Library of China: strategic plan and policy measures" Report by NLC (PDF: 352KB)
  3. Theme 2: Efforts for the digital library
    "Significance of the facility development at the National Diet Library" Report by NDL (PDF: 294MB)
    "Construction status of the National Library of China’s facilities and related service plans" Report by NLC (PDF: 349KB)
Monthly Bulletin No. 622 (Jan. 2013)(PDF: 4.27MB)
NDL Newsletter No.187 (Feb. 2013)
30(2011) in Japan Nov 8(Tue) to Nov 15(Tue)
  1. Keynote speech
    Report by NDL(PDF: 279KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 324KB)
  2. Theme 1: Recovery from earthquake disasters
    Report by NDL (1)(PDF: 344KB)
    Report by NLC (1)(PDF: 355KB)
  3. Theme 2: Efforts for the digital library
    Report by NDL (2-1)(PDF: 257MB)
    Report by NDL (2-2)(PDF: 655KB)
    Report by NLC (2)(PDF: 409KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 610 (Jan. 2012)(PDF: 4.27MB)
NDL Newsletter No.180 (Dec. 2011)
29(2010) in China Nov 24(Tue) to Dec 1(Tue)
  1. Keynote speech
    "Purpose of establishment of the National Diet Library and development of the service for the Diet" ( keynote speech by NDL)
    "Construction and management of the legislative reference service system at the National Library of China" (keynote speech by NLC(PDF: 307KB)
  2. Theme 1
    "Organization and staff for the service for the Diet and research and information service at the National Diet Library" (report by NDL)(PDF: 221KB)
    "Contents and characteristics of the legislative reference service conducted by the National Library of China for the government" (report by NLC)(PDF: 287KB)
  3. Theme 2
    "Electronic information service for the Diet at the National Diet Library" (report by NDL)[PDF ifle: 2.31MB)
    "Innovation and development of the legislative reference service of the National Library of China in the digital environment" (report by NLC)(PDF: 469KB)
Monthly Bulletin No. 598 (Jan. 2011)(PDF: 3.43MB)
NDL Newsletter No.176 (Feb. 2011)
28(2009) in Japan Nov 24 (Tue) to Dec 1 (Tue)
  1. National Libraries in Digital Age (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 171KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 197KB)
  2. Web Archiving (Theme 1)
    Report by NDL(1)(PDF: 190KB)
    Report by NLC(1)(PDF: 299KB)
  3. Digitization (Theme 2)
    Report by NDL(2)(PDF: 175KB)
    Report by NLC(2)(PDF: 191KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 589 (Apr. 2010)(PDF: 3.42MB)
NDL Newsletter No.170 (Dec. 2009)
27(2007) in China Nov 4 (Sun) to Nov 11 (Sun) Theme: Digital library
  1. Keynote speech
    Report by NDL(PDF: 53KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 33KB)
  2. Section meeting
    Report by NDL (1)[PDf file: 61KB)
    Report by NLC (1) (PDF: 255KB)
    Report by NDL (2)(PDF: 108KB)
    Report by NLC (2)(PDF: 40KB)
  3. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 563(2008.2)(PDF: 4.95MB)
NDL Newsletter no. 159 (2008.2)
26(2006) in Japan Nov 14 (Tue) to Nov 21 (Tue) Theme: Library services via websites
  1. Keynote speech
    Report by NDL(PDF: 53KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 33KB)
  2. Section meeting
    Report by NDL(1)(PDF: 61KB)
    Report by NLC(1)(PDF: 255KB)
    Report by NDL(2)(PDF: 108KB)
    Report by NLC(2)(PDF: 40KB)
  3. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 551(2007.2)(PDF: 2.31MB)
NDL Newsletter no. 154 (2007.4)
25(2005) in China Nov 22 (Tue) to Nov 29 (Tue) Theme: Acquisition, preservation and provision of digital resources
  1. Keynote speech
    Report by NDL(PDF: 56KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 52KB)
  2. Section meeting
    Report by NDL(PDF: 40KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 66KB)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 125KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 63KB)
  3. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 539(2006.2)(PDF: 2.02MB)
NDL Newsletter No. 147 (2006.2)
24(2004) in Japan Nov 8 (Mon) to Nov 17(Wed)
  1. Management of national libraries (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 52KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 42KB)
  2. Human resources development
    Report by NDL(PDF: 54KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 48KB)
  3. Activity evaluation system
    Report by NDL(PDF: 47KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 45KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 527 (Feb 2005)(PDF: 2.28MB)
NDL Newsletter No. 141 (Feb 2005)
23(2003) in China Nov 24 (Mon) to Dec 3 (Wed)
  1. Enhancement of the functions of national libraries (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 41KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 67KB)
  2. Online information resources: acquisition, organization and use
    Report by NDL(PDF: 51KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 46KB)
  3. New development of library cooperation
    Report by NDL(PDF: 41KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 40KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 514 (Feb 2004)
NDL Newsletter No. 135 (Feb 2004)
22(2002) in Japan Nov 18 (Mon) to Nov 27 (Wed)
  1. Development of new services at national libraries (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 16KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 24KB)
  2. Development of digital library services
    Report by NDL(PDF: 23KB)
    Report by NLC-1(PDF: 15KB)
    Report by NLC-2(PDF: 19KB)
  3. Discussion on the Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 503 (Feb 2003)
NDL Newsletter No. 129 (Feb 2003)
21(2001) in China Sep 19 (Wed) to Sep 28 (Fri)
  1. Remote services of the national library in the 21st century (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 64KB)
    Report by NLC
  2. Reference service in the electronic environment
    Report by NDL(PDF: 28KB)
    Report by NLC
  3. Document supply service in the electronic environment
    Report by NDL(PDF: 20KB)
    Report by NLC
  4. Discussion based on the Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
* Participation in the annual meeting of the China Society for Library Science held in Chengdu, Sichuan Province
Monthly Bulletin No. 491 (Feb 2002)
NDL Newsletter No. 122 (Nov 2001)
20(2000) in Japan Nov 13 (Mon) to Nov 22 (Wed)
  1. National Libraries towards the New Century (Keynote speech)
    Report by NDL(PDF: 18KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 14KB)
  2. Sharing library information resources
    Report by NDL(PDF: 16KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 12KB)
  3. Digital library construction
    Report by NDL(PDF: 20KB)
    Report by NLC(PDF: 23KB)
  4. Discussion on Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 479 (Feb 2001)
NDL Newsletter No. 117 (Jan 2001)
19(1999) in China Oct 26 (Tue) to Nov 4 (Thu)
  1. Services of national (parliamentary) library into the 21st century (Main theme, keynote speech)
  2. Services for the parliament
  3. Discussion on the Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between the NDL and the NLC
Monthly Bulletin No. 468 (Mar 2000)
NDL Newsletter No. 115 (Aug 2000)
18(1998) in Japan Nov 8 (Sun) to Nov 19 (Thu)
  1. Electronic library projects for the 21st century (Keynote speech)
  2. Collection and provision of Asian materials and information
  3. Cooperation between the two libraries in the future (Focusing on the Letter of Intent concerning Exchange and Cooperation between NDL and NLC)
Monthly Bulletin No. 455 (Feb 1999)
NDL Newsletter No. 108 (Apr 1999)
17(1997) in China Oct 14 (Tue) to Oct 25 (Sat)
  1. Functions of national libraries in the digital age and possibilities of cooperation between Japanese and Chinese national libraries (Main theme, keynote speech)
  2. Cooperation in making bibliographic databases (Section meeting)
  3. Cooperation in document supply - mainly in copying service (Section meeting)
Monthly Bulletin No. 443 (Feb 1998)
NDL Newsletter No. 106 (Mar 1998)
16(1996) in Japan Oct 15 (Tue) to Oct 26 (Sat)
  1. Modernization of libraries and developing human resources (Main theme, keynote speech)
  2. Human resources development (Section meeting)
  3. Discussion with staff of Asian Materials Division (Section meeting)
Monthly BulletinNo. 430(Jan 1997)
NDL Newsletter No. 102 (Mar 1997)
15(1995) in China Oct 5 (Thu) to Oct 15 (Sun)
  1. Library cooperation in the advanced information society (Keynote speech)
  2. Future plan for serial publications (Section meeting)
  3. Preservation of materials (Section meeting)
  4. Compilation and use of bibliographic database (Section meeting)
  5. Networking (Section meeting)
Monthly Bulletin No. 418(Jan 1996)
NDL Newsletter No. 98 (Jan 1996)
14(1994) in Japan Oct 1 (Sat) to Oct 14 (Fri)
  1. Future plan of national libraries for the 21st century (Main theme, keynote speech)
  2. Review of services for onsite users focusing on reader services (Section meeting)
  3. Preservation and utilization of rare books and old materials (Section meeting)
* Discussion on international exchange and acquisition
Monthly Bulletin No. 406 (Jan 1995)
NDL Newsletter No. 94 (Dec 1994)
13(1993) in China Oct 12 (Tue) to Oct 25 (Mon) Keynote speech: "Future library services of NDL and methodology"
  1. Functions and roles of libraries in the future
  2. Future development of the library and target models
  3. Ways and means for library services in the future
    (a) Media conversion of library materials: microfilming and digitization (Section meeting)
    (b) Mutual cooperation in the field of document delivery (Section meeting)
Monthly Bulletin No. 397 (Apr 1994)
NDL Newsletter No. 92 (Mar 1994)
12(1992) in Japan May 25 (Mon) to Jun 7 (Sat)
  1. Coordination of work and personnel matters following the automation of library work
  2. Services for the parliament
  3. Library facilities, including mechanical and electronic systems
* Attendance at Japan Library Association's centennial anniversary
Monthly Bulletin No. 379 (Oct 1992)
NDL Newsletter No. 88 (Oct 1992)
11(1991) in China Sep 9 (Mon) to Sep 22 (Sun)
  1. Library administration and management - with special reference to staff training
  2. Library automation
  3. Preservation of library materials - focusing on microfilming
Monthly Bulletin No. 371 (Feb 1992)
10(1990) in Japan Oct 17 (Wed) to Oct 30 (Tue)
  1. Library administration and management - with special reference to personnel administration and staff training
  2. Preservation policies and programs
  3. Computerization of bibliographic information
Monthly Bulletin No. 358 (Jan 1991)
NDL Newsletter No. 85 (Dec 1990)
9(1989) in China May 29 (Mon) to Jun 11 (Sun)
  1. Utilization and preservation of library materials - focusing on copying services
  2. Library administration, management and facilities
  3. Expanding the exchange of publications between libraries
Monthly Bulletin No. 341 (Aug 1989)
NDL Newsletter No. 83 (Dec 1989)
8(1988) in Japan May 25 (Wed) to Jun 7 (Tue)
  1. Expanding the exchange of publications between the two libraries
  2. Facility management
  3. Others (general affairs related to library administration, exchange of views and ideas for promoting the mutual visit program, bookbinding)
Monthly Bulletin No. 331 (Oct 1988)
NDL Newsletter No. 80 (Jul 1988)
7(1987) in China Oct 27 (Tue) to Nov 7 (Sat)
  1. Library services in the new environment: Operations of the new buildings
    (1. Organization and personnel, 2. Services)
  2. Acquisition and utilization of scientific and technological materials (Section meeting)
Monthly Bulletin No. 324 (Mar 1988)
NDL Newsletter No. 79 (Mar 1988)
6(1986) in Japan Aug 23 (Sat) to Sep 5 (Fri)
  1. Transfer works
  2. General affairs related to library administration
  3. Reader services
  4. Exchange of government publications
* Participation in IFLA Tokyo Conference
Monthly Bulletin No. 312 (Mar 1987)
NDL Newsletter No. 74/75 (Nov 1986)
5(1985) in China Sep 10 (Tue) to Sep 23 (Mon)
  1. Organizational and personnel management
  2. Development of library services: library networking, its present condition and future prospects
  3. Deposit system and national bibliography
  4. Library automation (Original topic: Transfer to the new building)
Monthly Bulletin No. 299 (Feb 1986)
Monthly Bulletin No. 301 (Apr 1986)
NDL Newsletter No. 73 (Apr 1986)
4(1984) in Japan May 23 (Wed) to Jun 5 (Tue)
  1. Plenary meeting (Overview of both libraries)
  2. Library administration: personnel administration and staff training (Section meeting)
  3. Library automation (Section meeting)
  4. Reader services and stack management (Section meeting)
Monthly Bulletin No. 282 (Sep 1984)
NDL Newsletter No. 68 (Jul 1984)
3(1983) in China Sep 2 (Fri) to Sep 15 (Thu) Section meetings:
  1. Library organization and structure: duties and responsibilities of managers, work organization and management method
  2. Distribution of staff and in-service training
  3. Standardization of library operations
  4. Reader services of national libraries: methodology and problems
Monthly Bulletin: No. 275 (Feb 1984)
NDL Newsletter: No. 66 (Nov 1983)
2(1982) in Japan Oct 6 (Wed) to Oct 19 (Tue) Section meetings:
  1. Reference services
  2. Selection of books
Monthly Bulletin: No. 261 (Dec 1982)
Monthly Bulletin: No. 263 (Feb 1983)
1(1981) in China Oct 21 (Wed)
to
Nov 3 (Tue)
Section meetings :
  1. Acquisition, cataloging and reader services
  2. Computer application
  3. Microfilming and photocopying
Monthly Bulletin: No. 252 (Mar 1982)
Monthly Bulletin: No. 257 (Aug 1982)
NDL Newsletter: No. 60 (Dec 1981)

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