• Handing down records of earthquake disasters to future generations

    The NDL collects, preserves and provides records in cooperation with various organizations.

  • Archiving websites for the future

    Information on the Internet is updated frequently, and websites come and go just as quickly. To counter the ephemeral nature of information on the Internet, the National Diet Library regularly collects and archives websites to preserve their content for the future.

  • The Colorful World of Digital Collections

    The NDL Digital Exhibitions features the NDL's unique collections with explanations covering various themes such as nishiki-e, landscape photographs and historical materials. Discover your favorites!

  • Web NDL Authorities: For accurate information retrieval

    Using Web NDL Authorities which provides organized data on authors, titles and subjects, you can search books more accurately in the NDL Online. 

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Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Open

    March 26(Tue.)~June 23(Sun.),

    The Imperial Library and the Dawn of Japanese Children's Books will be held at the ILCL

  • Now Accepting

    April 27(Sat.),

    Enjoying Books on Science—About Karikó Katalin, Nobel Prize Winner from Hungary * will be held at the ILCL

  • Closed

    May 5(Sun.),

    Lecture: The ChatGPT Generative AI and the Future of School Education and Libraries * will be held at the ILCL

  • Not Required

    May 5(Sun.),

    Special event on Children's Day * will be held at the ILCL

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