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Matters to be noted when utilizing the websites of the National Diet Library.

Pay attention to the following when utilizing the websites of the National Diet Library (provided under the domain "ndl.go.jp" and "kodomo.go.jp" unless specifically noted)

Unless otherwise specifically noted, the National Diet Library holds the copyright of its websites and all contents.

Concerning the Link

  • Basically, you can freely link the websites of the National Diet Library.
  • When attempting to link a particular page, be sure to make it clear that the page in question is contained in the websites of the National Diet Library.
  • You can access the site by using the banner shown below or the banner of each service in the websites of the National Diet Library.
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Utilizing the contents of the website of the National Diet Library

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Web Accessibility

Please refer to "Web Accessibility".

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Disclaimer

The National Diet Library (NDL) prepares the content of the NDL's websites (provided under the domain "ndl.go.jp" and "kodomo.go.jp") with due care, but disclaims all responsibility for any acts done by using the information or resources on our websites.

The NDL does not endorse or merchandise the information or resources introduced on our websites. Furthermore, the NDL bears no responsibility for the accuracy, legality or safety of the external websites and their content.

Please note that the content and URLs of our websites may be changed without notice, and the NDL may take down the websites in case of system maintenance, etc.

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Matters to be noted when utilizing the National Diet Library official website.

Pay attention to the following when utilizing the National Diet Library (NDL) official website (the website provided under the following URL: http://www.ndl.go.jp/).

Using the NDL Website

1. Operating Systems and Browsers

The NDL website has been confirmed to function as intended with the following operating systems and browsers:

  • Operating Systems
    Windows 7, Windows 10, Android 6, Mac OS 10.12, iOS 10.1
  • Browsers
    Internet Explorer 11, Microsoft Edge 40 (EdgeHTML 15), Mozilla Firefox 55, Google Chrome 61, Safari 11, Chrome Mobile 61, Mobile Safari 10

2. JavaScript

Some of parts of the NDL website utilize JavaScript and might not function as intended on browsers that do not have JavaScript enabled.

3. PDF

Adobe Reader is recommended for viewing PDF files.

4. Cookies

The NDL website does not use cookies.

5. SSL/TLS

Some parts of the NDL website utilize SSL/TLS to encrypt addresses, names, phone numbers, mail addresses, and other personal information sent or received via a web form. Some parts of the NDL website might not function as intended depending on firewall settings.

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Concerning English Twitter

The National Diet Library (NDL) dispatches information on collections and activities via the English Twitter account below.

Notes:
  • This account does not Retweet from or Follow accounts other than those of the NDL. Please note that we cannot answer inquiries sent via Replies and Direct Messages.
  • Please send opinions and inquiries via the Inquiry Form on the NDL Homepage (Reference services, photoduplication services, user registration, etc. cannot be received via Inquiry Forms.)
  • The NDL provides all updated information via RSS feeds.
Contact information
Cooperation Section, Branch Libraries and Cooperation Division,
Administrative Department, National Diet Library
+81-3-3581-2331

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