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For Japanese Studies

The National Diet Library (NDL) provides services in support of Japanese studies worldwide. This page provides an introduction to NDL services available to those living outside Japan as well as practical information in English for Japanese studies librarians.

Remote services (copying service, ILL, reference)

Registered users are able to enjoy a variety of remote user services, including online copying requests, reading services, and reference services through your nearest library. For further information, please visit the following websites. Please remember, registration is required to use remote services.

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Search Guide

Research Navi provides access to useful material, websites, databases, and information on related institutions by subject or collection.

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Bibliographic Data

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Training for Japanese Studies Librarians Outside of Japan

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News on International Cooperation

Information on participation by NDL staff members in international conferences, their presentations, and other information are available.

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National Diet Library Newsletter

A bimonthly newsletter which carries general information and reports on NDL activities. It also includes articles helpful to Japanese studies, such as explanations on library materials and the collections.

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Reports on Japanese Studies Support Program

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Contact Us

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