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Frequently asked questions : National Union Catalog of Braille & Recorded Books in Japan

Here we answer frequently asked questions from librarians to the National Diet Library.

Frequently asked questions

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What sorts of materials are recorded in the National Union Catalog of Braille & Recorded Books in Japan?
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The following materials are recorded in the Catalog:
  • Recorded books of academic literature produced by the National Diet Library
  • Recorded books and Braille books and magazines produced by libraries etc. around Japan, and materials available for lending to other libraries etc.(Please contact to the libraries that holds materials for lending to other libraries.)
The following materials are not recorded:
  • Publications purchased by each library, and tapes or Braille records of lectures, round-table talks, etc.

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Is it possible to search for materials currently being produced at each library?
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You cannot search the National Union Catalog of Braille & Recorded Books in Japan for materials currently being produced, as these are not recorded.

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