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No. 206, June 2016

The NDL Monthly Bulletin No.661, May 2016 / No. 662, June 2016

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No. 662, June 2016  (PDF: 3.72MB)

  • Greetings from new NDL Librarian Sawako Hanyu
  • <Book of the month - from NDL collections>
    From superstition to science tenpen chii: a general introduction to science published in the first year of the Meiji era (1868)
  • International Symposium on the Great East Japan Earthquake Archive
    FY2015 "Disaster Archives as community memories for the future"
  • Music manuscripts and documents related to modern Japanese composers newly available―a lecture and concert focusing on Japanese composer Hikaru Hayashi
  • Evolving into Information Specialists:
    MLIS Curriculum at the Information School, University of Washington
  • NDL budget for FY2016
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Foil-stamping on the spine of library materials
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • Hakuhodo 120
  • TOPIC
    • Photos of the Tohoku region newly added to the digital exhibition "The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs"
    • Restrictions on use of the NDL collections
  • <NDL News>
    • 1st subcommittee on Compensation for Acquired Online Publications of the Legal Deposit System Council FY2015 and 27th meeting of the Legal Deposit System Council
  • <Announcement>
    • Digital Library from the Meiji Era integrated into the NDL Digital Collections
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

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No. 661, May 2016 (PDF: 5.03MB)

  • <Book of the month - from NDL collections>
    "Cho to kaigara: Migishi Kotaro hissai sobyoshu" - a collection of poesies, left by a painter before his premature death
  • New services of the International Library of Children’s Literature (ILCL)
  • Exhibition commemorating renovation of the ILCL:
    "Facing the Reality, Soaring in the Fantasy: Fifty years of modern Japanese translations of children's books from abroad"
  • Jump into the Ueno Forest, Aiueno adventurers!: a new form of cooperation beyond libraries
  • Strolling in the forest of books(14): Overseas travelers during the Meiji era
  • <Tidbits of information on NDL>
    • Days of encountering a wide variety of periodicals
  • <Books not commercially available>
    • "Mie kenshi: Shiryo hen, kodai/chusei" (jo/ge/bessatsu)
  • TOPIC
    • Digital exhibition "The Japanese Calendar" revamped
  • <NDL News>
    • New Librarian
    • Rules & regulations
    • Changes in personnel
    • International Policy Seminar "The functions of parliament in the global era―suggestions for Japanese politics from the EU experiences―"
    • Conference on bibliographic control FY2015
  • <Announcement>
    • Japan-France Forum "Books in the digital era"
    • Tour: How to use the Tokyo Main Library
    • Book notice - Publications from NDL

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