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No. 204, February 2016

The NDL Monthly Bulletin No.657, January 2016 / No. 658, February 2016

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No. 658, February 2016  (PDF: 4.29MB)

  • <Book of the month - from NDL collections>
    Nezumi Kozo in "Oshioki reiruishū" (law reports by the Edo shogunate), etc.: his image and true self
  • Travel writing on world libraries: Berlin State Library and German National Library in Leipzig
  • Books published by Chinese who lived in Japan during the Occupation
  • Current status and use of doctoral dissertations
  • Answers to questions about the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries : Part Two of Two
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Kōryōmachi no kutsushita hyakunenshi
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Our job is to face future NDL staff who reflect my old self
  • <NDL News>
    • 34th mutual visit program with the Natioal Library of China
    • Annual meeting between the Librarian of the NDL and the Directors of the Branch Libraries in the Executive and Judicial Branches of the Government FY2015
  • <Announcements>
    • Opening of the Teens' Research Room
    • Opening of the Gallery of Children's Literature
    • Spring event of the International Library of Children's Literature "Picture books and music for children"
    • Kaleidoscope of Books (21) "Soy beans― bits of bean knowledge"
    • Small exhibition in the Kansai-kan (19) Awe and prayer – shape of incantation-
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

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No. 657, January 2016  (PDF: 5.27MB)

  • New Year Greetings for 2016: With deepening cooperation and dialogues
  • <Book of the month - from NDL collections>
    Memorial photograph album of an art mission for friendship between Japan, Germany and Italy: Violets bloomed just before the outbreak of World War II ― Takarazuka Girls Revue Company public performances in Europe
  • The Gordon W. Prange Collection, University of Maryland Libraries:
    a goldmine of publications in the Occupation period of Japan
  • On-the-spot report from NDL expatriate staff in Washington, D.C.
  • What's bibliographic control? Revisited (4):
    Authorities are important―Let's use the Web NDL Authorities! (Part Two of Two)
  • Materials from the Special Purpose Reading Room (3): picture postcards
  • Travel writing on world libraries: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • The NDL in figures: from the Annual Report of the NDL, FY2014
  • Answers to questions about the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries: Part 1 of 2
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Let's put books on display: FY2015 Children's Day for Visiting Kasumigaseki
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Ginkōken ni miru kingendai sekai no kuniguni
  • <NDL News>
    • Rules & regulations
    • FY2015 meeting between the Librarian of the NDL and directors of university libraries
  • <Announcements>
    • Demonstration experiment on a collection of ebooks and emagazines launched
    • International Policy Seminar "The functions of parliament in the global era―suggestions for Japanese politics from the EU experiences―"
    • Results of the user questionnaire survey FY2015 now open to the public
    • Lecture at the International Library of Children's Literature: "Emily Gravett―Living in Pictures"
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

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