• Lecture meeting "National Libraries in the digital era"

    March 17 (Tue.)—Lecture on digital strategies by National Library of the Netherlands Director General

  • The Meiji and Taisho Eras in Photographs

    This exhibition introduces photographs of famous places, selected from the photo books in our collections.

  • 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.

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Current~Coming Events and Exhibitions

  • Upcoming

    February 4(Tue.)~March 4(Wed.),

    Books for healthy growth of children 2019: Cultural Materials (publications) of Child Welfare Recommended by Social Security Council of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare * will be held at the ILCL

  • Now Accepting

    March 17(Tue.),

    National Libraries in the digital era―focusing on the strategies of the National Library of the Netherlands will be held at the Tokyo Main Library

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Publications list

Library Calendar

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