NDL: Survey, Tadao Ando, Books on Japan in foreign languages, Periodical index

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.

(1) NDL User Satisfaction Survey of FY2022
From May 6 to October 31, 2022, we are now conducting a user satisfaction survey of FY2022. Your ideas and opinions are important to our library and will help us provide you with the best library services possible. 

URL of the user satisfaction survey of FY2022
https://enquete.ndl.go.jp/632797/p/eajrs?lang=en

デジタル時代の和本リテラシー

Prof Tsuda Mayumi (Keio University) has organized an online symposium in conjunction with the next conference of the Japanese Early Modern Literature Asssociation. The theme might be of interest to some of you: デジタル時代の和本リテラシー古典文学研究と教育の未来.

Date: 2021年6月12日(土)13:30~15:40

Please find all information on the dedicated website: http://www.kinseibungakukai.com/2021haru_symposium/

NDL Digital Collections and the Digitized Contents Transmission Service

The NDL will hold a web event introducing the NDL Digital Collections and the Digitized Contents Transmission Service for Libraries on March 4 from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. JST.
Guest speakers from different libraries will talk about the use of the service at their libraries. A discussion of the service will follow.

This event will be held in Japanese and broadcast via Cisco Webex events.

To register, please send an email to digi-soshin@ndl.go.jp no later than noontime JST on February 26.

Japan Search web event

Japan Search is a national platform for aggregating metadata from digital resources on a wide variety of subjects.
Operated by the NDL, Japan Search incorporates functionality to promote the use of digital content.

The NDL will hold a web event introducing the use of this functionality on March 3 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. JST.
Following an explanation of the functionality by an NDL employee, guest speakers will discuss how to use Japan Search in education, research, and community activities.

Survey: training librarians and researchers in Japanese studies outside Japan (NDL)

Dear Colleagues,

We are conducting a survey on our training plans for librarians and researchers in Japanese studies outside Japan.
Please fill out the survey and inform any relevant colleagues of it.

There are two versions of the questionnaire, Japanese and English.
-Japanese [ https://enquete.ndl.go.jp/697739?lang=ja ] -English [ https://enquete.ndl.go.jp/697739?lang=en ]

Digital Archive Forum for Industry-Academia-Government

Dear Colleagues,

Greetings from the National Diet Library (NDL), Japan.

Japan Search <https://jpsearch.go.jp> is a platform for digital resources about Japan from a wide variety of Japanese content makers, where users can search for publications, artwork, movies, and other cultural assets. It was developed and is being promoted by the Japanese Government.

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