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Remote services (copying service, ILL, reference)

Registered users are able to enjoy a variety of remote user services, including online copying requests, reading services, and reference services through your nearest library. For further information, please visit the following websites. Please remember, registration is required to use remote services.

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Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries (For Librarians)

The Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries (the Service) is provided by the National Diet Library, Japan (NDL) as a means of making digitized versions of out-of-print or otherwise difficult-to-obtain materials available to the general public at libraries that subscribe to the Service.

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Search Guide

Research Navi provides access to useful material, websites, databases, and information on related institutions by subject or collection.

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Japan Search

Japan Search links digital archives in the publications, cultural properties, and media arts fields and organizes metadata of varying of contents preserved by Japanese institutions and organizations into a searchable "national, integrated and cross-sectoral portal website".

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Bibliographic Data

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Training for Japanese Studies Librarians Outside of Japan

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News on International Cooperation

Information on participation by NDL staff members in international conferences, their presentations, and other information are available.

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National Diet Library Newsletter

A bimonthly newsletter which carries general information and reports on NDL activities. It also includes articles helpful to Japanese studies, such as explanations on library materials and the collections.

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Twitter (@NDLJP_en)

Be sure to watch our newsfeed for the latest information in English on collections and events at the NDL on https://twitter.com/NDLJP_en.

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Kaleidoscope of Books (Digital Exhibitions)

Kaleidoscope of Books digital exhibitions feature articles on a variety of topics and serve as an invitation to visit the world of the National Diet Library (NDL)'s collections.

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Reports on Japanese Studies Support Program

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Contact Us

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